Trump says coronavirus 'is going away'

President Donald Trump once again claimed that the novel coronavirus will "go away" and that children are nearly immune from the virus at a press conference Wednesday.
2:09 | 08/05/20

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Transcript for Trump says coronavirus 'is going away'
This thing's going away we'll always let things go find. When it next. It's going away now they'll go away if things go ahead absolutely it's. You know my mind it will go if they. Yeah probably sooner rather than later. We pray here. Can't say one thing that he had with the way to start a public schools open had a ball back. See your beat Bob. She's action US vehicle for a lot like to see the schools open I think many of the school's most of the schools will be up and I can say that. Republican areas wanna see him open and the Democrats probably want to keep them closed until after November 3 because they think it's good for them politically actually. Don't think it's good for them politically. Their parents want to schools open we want him open we want them opened safely within a practice very strong hygiene and or the other things that I've. Enumerated many times but we want to see the schools open. There seems to follow up review model here what are all well. Think he's done very did you I mean he's really done a great to have you look at the numbers you look at how it's dropped and very rapidly he's done a great job he's a great governor please. Interview scored road. Oh yeah school's central perk for him. From car in ninety short have a contract. Sparkle. From getting very sick if you look at children I mean they're able to throw it off very easily. And it's an amazing thing because some lose they don't they get very sick and they have problems with flu was a they have problems with other things but for whatever reason the China virus children handle it very well. And they may they may get what they get it and that it doesn't have much of an impact on him and if you look at the numbers the numbers of in terms of mortality fatality that numbers for children under a certain age meaning young. They're immune systems are very very strong the very powerful and they. They seem to be able to handle it very well and that's according to every statistic.

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