Trump falsely claims coronavirus ‘affects virtually nobody’ young
23 September 2020 | 6:50 am
US President Donald Trump incorrectly claims that the coronavirus isn't a risk for young people under the age of 18. "Take your hat off to the young because they have a hell of an immune system," he says at a campaign rally in Swanton, Ohio. "But it affects virtually nobody," he says as he once again urges states to open schools.
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