In the short term, the announcement of Donald Trump testing positive for coronavirus has cast a shadow on what the final days of the election campaign will look like, what might the political fall-out be and whether the remaining two presidential debates will take place. As of now, the US government is expected to continue as normal with medical observers closelying Donald Trump’s health at Walter Reed military hospital.
The Presidential election is only a month away, the pandemic has ravaged several parts of the country, racial tensions persist and the economy is fragile. Throw into it the exceonally bitter political campaigns, raging wildfires on the west coast of the country and Donald Trump’s insinuation that he might not concede if he loses the election.
Pratiksha Ghildial from the US joins India Today. video.