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    Federal officials have begun conducting tests for COVID-19 after President Trump and First Lady Melania confirmed they had contracted the disease.

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has tested negative for the novel coronavirus, her spokesman Drew Hammill said on Friday.

    Earlier, Vice President Mike Pence's test came back negative. The doctor said there is no need for him to enter quarantine.

    President Donald Trump has apparently contracted the virus from his top aide Hope Hicks, since the latter has been travelling alongside the president recently, including to Cleveland for the debate with Joe Biden and to a campaign event in Minnesota.

    The president has had to suspend campaign events or conduct some of them online, as for now.

    According to the White House doctor, Sean Conley, Trump feels fatigue, but is in good spirits. He has been given an 

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