US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on the novel coronavirus at the White House on April 4. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on the novel coronavirus at the White House on April 4. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on the novel coronavirus at the White House on April 4. Photo: AFP
Tom Plate
Opinion

Opinion

Tom Plate

Donald Trump may not be a coronavirus expert, but it doesn’t mean he’s completely wrong, or that science is always right

  • Between the self-certain scientists and the voluble president, who should take charge during the Covid-19 crisis? To give credit where it’s due, Donald Trump’s wish for an end to lockdown measures is politically sound

US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on the novel coronavirus at the White House on April 4. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on the novel coronavirus at the White House on April 4. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on the novel coronavirus at the White House on April 4. Photo: AFP
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