Foreign media: US health experts denounce Trump’s defiance of virus prevention guidelines

Washington (AP) – U.S. public health experts are worried about President Trump’s largely faceless and socially distanced Republican Convention on the White House lawn, saying that some of his 1500 guests may have inadvertently transmitted the coronavirus to others. < / P > < p > Lena Wen, an emergency doctor and professor of public health at George Washington University, said: “it’s almost certain that someone there has been infected with the new coronavirus without knowing it.” Trump’s speech on accepting the Republican presidential nomination at the event on Thursday night continued his style of defiance of coronavirus safety guidelines, according to the report. < / P > < p > the report also said that almost no audience wore masks and the chairs were placed a few inches apart, instead of the recommended six feet, leaving little room for participants to keep social distance.