WATCH: At Presser, Trump Again Minimized The Deadliness Of Coronavirus

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"The flu is a very serious problem also," Trump said while discussing his prior misleading statements about coronavirus.

President Trump suggested again on Thursday that the coronavirus is comparable to the seasonal flu in terms of deaths, which is outright false.

After an official at the press briefing said about 35,000 people have died from the flu each year for the past five years, Trump said “the flu is a very serious problem also.” More than 190,000 Americans have died from the coronavirus so far this year.


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