Tag Archives: United States

Trump defends saying Chinese virus

[ad_1] President Donald Trump on Wednesday defended his habit of calling coronavirus the “Chinese virus.” “It’s not racist at all,” Trump said at a White House press conference to discuss the coronavirus pandemic. “No, not at all.” Trump was asked about his persistent use of the term despite health officials saying …

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Telemedicine crashes, Trump offers August timeline

[ad_1] The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s Asia-Pacific team. Global cases: More than 181,000, according to Johns Hopkins University. Global deaths: At least 7,113, according to Johns Hopkins University. US cases: At least 4,281, according to …

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Spain’s cases surpass 11,000; Iran frees prisoners

[ad_1] Members of the medical team spray disinfectant to sanitize outdoor place of Imam Reza’s holy shrine, following the coronavirus outbreak, in Mashhad, Iran February 27, 2020. Reuters The coverage on this live blog has ended — but for up-to-the-minute coverage on the coronavirus, visit the live blog from CNBC’s U.S. …

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Trump dissed coronavirus pandemic worry, now claims he warned about it

[ad_1] President Donald Trump claimed on Tuesday he has believed the coronavirus outbreak was “a pandemic, long before it was called a pandemic” — but in January, he explicitly played down concerns when asked about it. “No, not at all,” Trump told CNBC in a Jan. 22 interview on CNBC when “Squawk …

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