Why it matters: Trump is 74 years old, which generally puts him at higher risk for severe illness from the virus, per CDC guidelines. The president was experiencing “mild symptoms” on Friday, White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told reporters.
Moments before White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany shared the letter from Trump’s physician, the president tweeted: “Going welI, I think! Thank you to all. LOVE!!!”
The big picture: Remdesivir has shown modest results against the coronavirus to date.