US President Donald Trump performed down the COVID-19 pandemic once more, evaluating it to the flu in a tweet on Tuesday, and Twitter responded by placing a warning label on the tweet, saying the submit included probably deceptive info.
“Flu season is developing! Many individuals yearly, generally over 100,000, and regardless of the Vaccine, die from the Flu. Are we going to shut down our Nation? No, now we have realized to dwell with it, identical to we’re studying to dwell with Covid, in most populations far much less deadly!!!” Trump had tweeted.
Earlier within the day, Fb eliminated an analogous submit by Trump, in line with CNN.
The tweet comes hours after Trump was discharged from Walter Reed Nationwide Army Medical Middle in Bethesda, Maryland.
On Monday, Trump informed People “to get on the market” and never concern COVID-19 as he returned to the White Home after a three-night hospital keep to be handled for the brand new coronavirus and eliminated his white surgical masks to pose for photos.
In the course of the 2019-2020 influenza season, the flu was related to 22,000 deaths, in line with U.S. Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention estimates.
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