Donald Trump has not completely mastered either The Spanish flu or 2. In world war ii.
Yet he used earlier in the week a press conference to mention both in the same historical context. The problem is just that the two events took place several years.
Also featured Trump, that The Spanish flu was the direct cause of 2. World war ii ended. The opinion, he is garnering harsh criticism for.
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The Spanish flu also hit Denmark, where up to 18,000 people lost their lives to influenzasygdommen. Photo: Holger Damgaard/Ritzau Scanpix
At a news conference in The White House compared the u.s. president coronapandemien with The Spanish flu, that ravaged most of the world in the years 1918 to 1920.
Donald Trump tells quite true that between 50 and 100 million people lost their lives, but then he mixes suddenly the end of the 2. World war ii in his statement.
- The closest we come (on the coronakrisen, red.) was in 1917, they say. The great pandemic was a terrible thing. It meant, presumably, to 2. World war ii ended. All the soldiers were sick, said among other the president.
2. World war ii ended only in 1945. Either during or at the end of the war, one soldier had The Spanish flu.
Donald Trump has received fierce criticism for its opinion. Among other things, from Walter Shaub, who is the former ethics chief at the us department of defense.
He langer sharply out after its current president.
- U.S. president is the stupidest man in the world', writes Shaub Tuesday on its Twitter profile.
so far coronaviruses cost button 750,000 a human life. The global number of confirmed coronasmittetilfælde has just passed 20 million.