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Trump comes back negative for coronavirus on antigen test, White House doc says

President Trump tested negative for the coronavirus on consecutive days, his doctor said Monday as the president flew to Florida for a rally.

Dr. Sean P. Conley said Mr. Trump tested negative using an Abbott BinaxNow antigen card, the type of test the administration is sending to nursing homes and governors across the country.

Dr. Conley said the tests, combined with lab data such as the president’s viral load and culture data, suggest the virus is not replicating in the president’s system.

“This comprehensive data, in concert with the CDC’s guidelines for removal of transmission-based precautions, have informed our medical team’s assessment that the president is not infectious to others,” Dr. Conley wrote.

The doctor on Saturday said he believed that Mr. Trump was no longer infectious after testing positive for the virus Oct. 1 and spending three days at the hospital.

The president lined up a busy campaign schedule,

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White House doctor says Trump can emerge from isolation, doesn’t specify test results

White House physician Dr. Sean Conley released a memo Saturday night saying President Trump is “no longer considered a transmission risk” and is safe to come out of isolation more than a week after he first tested positive for the coronavirus.

Conley didn’t reveal much more information than that, but he said the decision was based off Trump’s Saturday morning “COVID PCR sample.” That doesn’t mean the president tested negative for COVID-19, but Conley said, “there is no longer evidence of actively replicating virus.” Trump is also reportedly still fever-free and all other symptoms have “improved,” but Conley didn’t say if he was still exhibiting any.

There’s nothing particularly out of the ordinary about Conley’s announcement — as CNN notes, research has shown PCR tests can come back positive for COVID-19 patients even when they’re no longer infectious, because they can still pick up pieces of the virus’ genetic material

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White House spokesman refuses to answer when Trump’s last negative COVID-19 test was 6 times in one interview



a person wearing a suit and tie: White House spokesman Brian Morgenstern appeared on MSNBC's Live With Hallie Jackson on Friday. Screenshot via MSNBC


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White House spokesman Brian Morgenstern appeared on MSNBC’s Live With Hallie Jackson on Friday. Screenshot via MSNBC

  • White House spokesman Brian Morgenstern refused to disclose when President Donald Trump last tested negative for COVID-19 at least six times in one interview.
  • “You are very focused on looking backwards,” Morgenstern told MSNBC correspondent Hallie Jackson. 
  • Morgenstern’s interview is part of a pattern of the White House refusing to reveal the president’s last negative test.
  • The last time Trump or anyone in the White House was on the record regarding a negative test wasMay 21.
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The White House is still refusing to reveal the last time President Donald Trump tested negative for COVID-19, increasing confusion around the timeline of his infection and anyone else potentially exposed to the virus by the president.

Trump spokesman Brian Morgenstern dodged answering the question

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Trump implies no COVID-19 negative test, continuing health obfuscation

  • President Donald Trump on Thursday night dodged questions from Fox News about whether he had yet tested negative for the coronavirus.
  • The obfuscation came despite claims by Trump that he’d recovered from the illness after testing positive last week.
  • He told Hannity he’d “probably” be tested Friday, arguing “there’s no reason to test all the time.”
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President Donald Trump implied on Thursday night that he had yet to test negative for the coronavirus since his COVID-19 diagnosis, despite boasting that he had recovered.

Speaking with the Fox News anchor Sean Hannity, Trump dodged questions over whether he had been tested since he announced his positive test the week before and spent three nights in a hospital.

Hannity asked whether Trump had tested positive since last week. Trump responded that he would most likely be tested Friday and argued there’s no reason to be

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Reboot Test Kitchen Returns with A New Interactive Animated Short

Seattle’s Reboot Test Kitchen is returning this October to workshop an interactive tale that will explore gender identity.

Seattle’s Reboot Test Kitchen is returning this October to workshop an interactive tale that will explore gender identity through the larger than life imagination of a child.

Writer Adam Kern is hopeful that his “_____form Prologue” will develop into an interactive animated short. The medium will be a natural fit as the piece features slice-of-life moments that often erupt into epic clashes of dragons and fantasy. The project is designed to showcase the internal weight and importance that identity can carry for the young protagonist.

The workshop highlights an inclusive and diverse cast of actors, featuring professional voice-over artist Julie Rei who also served as an invaluable consultant on the piece.

‘Trans representation in art is not only a personal mission of mine, but also aligns with the mission of Reboot Theatre

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Pence’s negative COVID test could be “meaningless” for debate, doctor says

The vice presidential debate is set to get underway Wednesday evening with extra COVID-19 safety measures in place, but one doctor is questioning whether that will be enough as the virus outbreak at the White House continues to grow.



Mike Pence wearing a suit and tie: White House Coronavirus Task Force Speaks To The Media In Daily Briefing


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White House Coronavirus Task Force Speaks To The Media In Daily Briefing

“More layers of protection are so important,” Dr. Neeta Ogden said Wednesday on CBSN. “It’s not just Pence, it’s the team that he’s traveling with, it’s the exposure on a daily basis.”

The vice president’s physician announced that Pence took a PCR coronavirus test Tuesday afternoon that came back negative. And the White House said Pence and his wife both tested negative again Wednesday in Salt Lake City, where the debate is being held. But as Ogden points out, test results only reflect a specific moment in time and don’t guarantee an infection won’t

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Notre Dame student: Father Jenkins, Trump failed COVID-19 leadership test

  • An event held in the Rose Garden may have been responsible for infecting many high-profile politicians with coronavirus.
  • As a Notre Dame student, it was extremely disappointing to see our President, Father John Jenkins, at the event and not following the protocols that we students have been carefully following ourselves.
  • Rachel Palermo is a J.D. candidate at Notre Dame Law School.
  • This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.
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Leaders must lead by example. 

Setting policies is an important part of being a leader. But the people who set the rules need to join the rest of us in following them.

As a law student at the University of Notre Dame, I have spent the last few months following important rules that have been imposed by our school.

Early this summer, the Notre Dame administration announced that we

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Our Test Kitchen Found the Best Yellow Cake Mixes

When we think of a good cake, we always think homemade—like something Grandma would make. But in reality, we know that making a cake from scratch isn’t always practical. Seriously, who hasn’t forgotten to make cupcakes for that bake sale until the morning of? That’s why so many home cooks like to keep a backup plan in the cupboard: a box of cake mix. If you’re going to make a boxed mix, you want it to taste as homemade as possible.



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That’s why our Test Kitchen put eight brands of yellow cake mix (a great standard mix) to the test to find the one that will make those last-minute bakes really shine.

What Makes a Great Cake Mix

Our Test Kitchen sampled all these cake mixes with the following standards in mind:

  • Flavor: A good yellow cake (from a box or not) should taste buttery
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9 attendees at SCOTUS nomination Rose Garden event test positive for COVID-19

A week ago, several top White House officials mingled with guests in the Rose Garden as President Donald Trump officially nominated Amy Coney Barrett to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.

Many of those guests were seen not wearing masks, fist bumping and greeting one another in close proximity, and their seats didn’t appear to be 6 feet apart.

PHOTO: White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, Oct. 4, 2020, at the White House in Washington.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, Oct. 4, 2020, at the White House in Washington.

White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany, Oct. 4, 2020, at the White House in Washington.

On the following Monday, nine days after the event, White House

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Trump says ‘real test’ lies ahead in his COVID-19 fight

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said from his hospital room that the next few days will be the “real test” of his treatment for COVID-19, after a series of contradictory messages from the White House caused widespread confusion about his condition.

In a four-minute video posted on Twitter on Saturday from his hospital suite at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, a tired-looking Trump said he was feeling “much better.”

“Over the next period of a few days, I guess that’s the real test, so we’ll be seeing what happens over those next couple of days,” Trump said into the camera, seated in front of an American flag and wearing a jacket and open-necked shirt.

Trump’s illness has upended the campaign ahead of the Nov. 3 presidential election and cast a spotlight on the president’s handling of the pandemic. The Republican president is trailing

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