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Former Republican Presidential Candidate Hospitalized After Catching COVID-19

We can only hope that a speedy recovery is in order.

Health and medical experts around the country are growing ever more concerned that this could be a make-or-break weekend for Americans when it comes to global coronavirus pandemic.

We are already experiencing a rather significant second wave of the illness, which is not all that unexpected.  Despite what little we know about the specifics of COVID-19, this is still a viral issue, and, as such, we are fairly confident in understanding just how these things act.

Unfortunately, it seems that this generic, umbrella knowledge about viruses hasn’t been enough for us to craft a vaccine or surefire treatment as of yet, and those who find themselves hospitalized with the illness do face a pronounced risk.

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The latest prominent political name to find himself at the will of COVID-19 is radio host and former presidential candidate Herman Cain.

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Cain’s staff announced on Twitter that the 74-year-old businessman was admitted to the hospital near Atlanta on Wednesday, but is doing well and is not on a ventilator. Cain was notified on Monday that he had tested positive for the novel coronavirus and by Wednesday had developed symptoms serious enough that he required hospitalization, the statement said.

His staff said they don’t know how Cain became infected.

“There is no way of knowing for sure how or where Mr. Cain contracted the coronavirus, but we do know he is a fighter who has beaten Stage 4 cancer,” Cain’s staff said on a message posted on social media. “With God’s help, we are confident he will make a quick and complete recovery.”

Cain had recently attended a Trump 2020 rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma that was controversial for several reasons, not the least of which were concerns over the possible spread of coronavirus at the event where masks were not required for attendees.

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