I'm going with PR stunt. It's too good. Too perfect.
"Oh, I can't do another debate with you ... I'm too sick."
"This Chinese Flu has hit the highest levels of our government, and only a strong President like me can fight China."
"Melania and I feel and understand your pain. As I have said from the beginning, COVID is serious, and even we can get it... we understand... we are your friend and fellow sufferers..."
Ya know, if this motherfucker was even slightly the businessman he claims he is, he could sell 60 million MAGA masks tomorrow for $25 a pop, and bring in $1.5bn. Then he could say he was taking hydroxy - "I believe in it so much, I even invested in the company!" - and make another few billion.
His personal assistant, Hope Hicks, also has it. She tested positive on Wed, to zero fanfare. And the Secret Service has an out of control outbreak that they can't seem to contain.
So yeah... he probably has it.
His meetings with Fauci are about to get a lot more interesting...