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President Trump received mostly the same treatment as anyone would get for COVID-19, except for one experimental drug and the speed of his care.

USA TODAY

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said Friday that the White House held a “superspreader event,” apparently referring to the Rose Garden ceremony where President Donald Trump announced the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and where multiple attendees later tested positive for the coronavirus. 

Fauci made the remark after being asked in a CBS News Radio interview what the recent coronavirus outbreak at the White House said about the importance of wearing masks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

“I think the data speak for themselves,” Fauci said. “We had a superspreader event in the White House, and it was in a situation where people were crowded together, were not wearing masks.”