Trump far from first US president to fall seriously ill

Washington (AFP) – Donald Trump’s shock announcement that he has coronavirus and his subsequent hospitalization has sent the US reeling. However, the 45th president is hardly the first to suffer from a major illness or even a global pandemic while in office.From George Washington to George W. Bush, here’s a roundup of the US presidency’s more memorable brushes with disease and death.Invoking the 25thThe US Constitution’s 25th Amendment allows presidents to temporarily hand power to the vice president while incapacitated, a process in which one organ — the colon — has played a starring role.F…

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