Trump's coronavirus infection puts him in company with other leaders

Trump's coronavirus infection puts him in company with other leaders
US President Donald Trump tests positive for Coronavirus - US President Donald Trump attends a meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Trump and his wife, First Lady Melania, have tested positive for the coronavirus and will quarantine, he wrote on Twitter early on Friday. - Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa

The SARS-CoV-2 virus has shown little respect for authority as it has spread around the world this year, infecting people from all walks of life.US President Donald Trump's early Friday announcement that he has also been infected adds to the list of world leaders who have had to suffer through a disease that is still spreading and whose long-term effects remain largely unclear.Here is a list of some of the world leaders who have so far come down with the novel coronavirus, which can lead to the deadly disease Covid-19.PRINCE ALBERT II of Monaco, 62, tested positive for the virus in March and q...


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