US President Donald Trump speaking during the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFA US President Donald Trump speaking during the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFA
US President Donald Trump speaking during the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFA

Coronavirus: misinformation and false claims in Donald Trump’s responses to pandemic

  • A week in which the US president’s attitude shifted publicly about the coronavirus still contained a disregard for detail and a series of dubious statements
  • FDA approval of a coronavirus treatment and Asian-Americans’ support of the term ‘Chinese virus’ were just two topics where Trump’s statements were challenged.

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
US President Donald Trump speaking during the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFA US President Donald Trump speaking during the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFA
US President Donald Trump speaking during the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House on Friday. Photo: EPA-EFA
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