Politico – Nine months after Covid-19 hit the United States, the president, who downplayed the virus in its early stages, became the world’s highest-profile patient of a disease that has killed more than 1 million people. Donald Trump had done everything possible to shift the focus of the presidential campaign away from his handling of the coronavirus.

His own infection now ensures that he can’t – pulling Trump off the road 32 days before the election, throwing debates into question and fixing the public attention’s more squarely than ever on a pandemic dragging down his prospects for a second term.

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