Which world leaders, US politicians have been exposed to the coronavirus?
Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here.As world leaders race to respond to the global coronavirus pandemic, government leaders and politicians — in the United States, Europe and elsewhere — have contracted the novel COVID-19 virus. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., became the first U.S. senator to test positive with the coronavirus Sunday. That same day, German Chancellor Angela Merkel entered quarantine as a precaution after a doctor she had come in contact with days earlier learned he was infected.UK CONSIDERS CORONAVIRUS NEAR LOCKDOWN AS JOHNSON CLOSES ALL NON-ESSENTIAL BUSINESS Earlier this month, there were fears President Trump had been exposed to the virus — after a Brazilian press secretary who attended an event at Mar-a-Lago tested positive for COVID-19 days later. And, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., both quarantined themselves after coming in contact with someone at the Conservative Political Action Conference in late February who later tested positive.Here’s a list of major world leaders who have either tested positive with the coronavirus — or have begun to self-quarantine after possible exposure to the novel disease.Brazil Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro denied reports he tested positive for the coronavirus – which had prompted fears President Trump might have been