How will Trump's COVID-19 diagnosis affect the US election? | Inside Story

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Observers of American elections often talk of about an 'October Surprise' -- the unexpected event or revelation that reshapes the campaign in its final days. But few would have predicted the announcement that came early on Friday: President Donald Trump and his wife Melania have both tested positive for Covid-19.
It followed news that a top Trump aide, Hope Hicks, had contracted the virus a day before.

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Claire Finkelstein - University of Pennsylvania Law School.
Jason Emert - former Chairman of the Young Republican National Federation.
Natasha Lindstaedt - Professor of US Government, University of Essex.

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