Donald Trump dismisses coronavirus as a ‘purely medical problem’

Donald Trump dismisses coronavirus as a ‘purely medical problem’

Despite a rising death toll, US president Donald Trump vows to ‘open up our country’ in a matter of weeks, not months, as the coronavirus crisis hits the economy. Trump raised concerns the ‘cure’ to the pandemic could be ‘worse than the problem itself’ as cities across the US go into lockdown. "It started out as a purely medical problem and it’s not going to go beyond that,’ he said. He also urged people not to blame Asian Americans for the outbreak, saying ‘they are working closely with us to get rid of it’
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