Trump calls the coronavirus a 'foreign virus' -- exposing his flawed worldview

Trump calls the coronavirus a 'foreign virus' -- exposing his flawed worldview

First it was the China virus. Now it’s the Europe virus (or maybe the EU virus). One thing’s for sure: It’s a foreign virus, not an American virus.At least that is how Donald Trump views the coronavirus, which the World Health Organization declared a pandemic on Wednesday. As of Thursday, it had spread to 116 countries, infected almost 130,000 people and killed nearly 5,000.But viruses don’t carry passports, and when they are as easily transmitted between humans as the novel coronavirus, they are going to spread around the world.It may have made sense, early on, to restrict travelers from Chin...

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