What would happen if Trump was put on a ventilator?
Pete Williams14h ago / 5:11 PM UTCThe hospitalization of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, and his subsequent move to intensive care to receive supplemental oxygen, marked the first known case of a world leader seriously affected by the coronavirus.President Donald Trump said he has been tested twice for the virus, once in March and again last week. But what if a president had to be hospitalized and put on a ventilator?Dr. John Torres, an NBC News medical correspondent, explained that when patients need a ventilator, a breathing tube must be inserted first. “That requires a patient to be sedated, effectively incapacitated. Otherwise it’s not possible to intubate them.”Who would take over running the country then? The answer comes from the Constitution’s 25th Amendment.Read the full story here.Annie Hill and Saphora Smith14h ago / 5:34 PM UTCU.K.’s daily death toll spikes with 786 dead recorded in single dayThe United Kingdom has recorded its highest daily death toll since the beginning of the coronavirus outbreak with 786 news deaths recorded in a single day. New figures released on Tuesday showed that as of 5 p.m. (midday ET) on Monday, 6,159 people hospitalized with the coronavirus had died in the U.K., up from 5,373 the day