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After Trump's Covid-19 diagnosis, Biden says masks not about being a 'tough guy'

Reuters

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Modified 3 Oct 2020, 1:26 am

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said on Friday that President Donald Trump’s coronavirus diagnosis shows the importance of taking the pandemic seriously, telling Americans that wearing masks is more important than being a “tough guy.”

Biden’s remarks as he campaigned in the battleground state of Michigan hours after testing negative twice for the virus, served as an implicit criticism of the Republican president. 

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