US president Donald Trump, was dramatically airlifted to hospital on Friday evening, October 2, amid reports he is “struggling to breath” after contracting the deadly Coronavirus pandemic.
In extraordinary scenes at the White House on Friday, Trump, 74, was rushed via helicopter to Walter Reed medical center near Washington DC out of an “abundance of caution” after after showing coronavirus symptoms – putting the US election in jeopardy with just weeks to go.
Hours after he was transported to the hospital via presidential helicopter Marine One, Trump tweeted: “Going well, I think! Thank you to all. LOVE!!!”