US: Was a White House event a COVID-19 super spreader?

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • Pandemic in Prison: The San Quentin Outbreak | Fault Lines
  • Armenians across the world show solidarity over Nagorno-Karabakh
  • Scaled-down Cannes Film Festival kicks off amid COVID-19 curbs
  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “US: Was a White House event a COVID-19 super spreader?” – below is their description.

    Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nomination of Amy Coney Barrett was meant to be a day of political triumph. It now appears it may have been a coronavirus super-spreader event. Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports on how the White House became a COVID-19 hot spot. –

    Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: COVID-19

    Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.

    Symptoms of coronavirus

    The main symptoms of coronavirus are:

    • a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
    • a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
    • shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)

    Latest News about Covid-19

    Below are stories from around the globe related to the 2020 outbreak of novel Coronavirus – since the WHO gave the Covid-19 naming. Most recent items are posted nearest the top.

    5 Recent Items: COVID-19

  • UN Chief Address to Nordic Council on COVID-19 (27 October 2020)
  • Celebrations as Melbourne emerges from 4-month lockdown
  • Pimco’s Sundstrom Sees Yields Going Much Lower in Short-Term
  • Puma CEO Sees a Mixed Fourth Quarter on Covid Restrictions
  • French hospitals call for national lockdown
  • In This Story: Donald Trump

    Donald John Trump is the 45th and current president of the United States. Before entering politics, he was a businessman and television personality. Trump was born and raised in Queens, a borough of New York City, and received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the Wharton School.

    5 Recent Items: Donald Trump

  • Trump rally in Jerusalem
  • Melania Trump: ‘Media created picture of my husband I don’t recognise’ – BBC News
  • The promises Trump’s kept and broken | ITV News
  • Rhetoric Versus Reality: Where Trump And Biden Stand On Climate Change | NBC News NOW
  • U.S. scientists measure marine health
  • Leave a Comment