Dr. Esther Choo, an emergency room physician and professor at Oregon Health and Science University, told MSNBC: “It makes me sick to see him in close quarters with others in that car.”

Dr. Céline Gounder, an infectious disease expert and professor at New York University, accused Trump of “putting the health of others at risk.”…

White House spokesman Judd Deere said that protocols were followed to protect the safety of others and that Trump’s doctors cleared the decision.

“Appropriate precautions were taken in the execution of this movement to protect the President and all those supporting it, including PPE,” Deere said, referring to personal protective equipment. “The movement was cleared by the medical team as safe to do.”