Trump Corona Kung Flu call - in spite of the racism criticism

Despite racism allegations holds US President Donald Trump to his name of "Kung Flu" for the Coronavirus while the new infections in the United States allow e

Trump Corona Kung Flu call - in spite of the racism criticism

Despite racism allegations holds US President Donald Trump to his name of "Kung Flu" for the Coronavirus while the new infections in the United States allow experts for the alarm bells to ring. Trump said on Tuesday (local time) during an appearance before supporters in Phoenix (Arizona), he had not heard of "19 or 20 names" for the Virus, which had been initially in China found and then about the world-spread. "It was never, what, there were so many names," said Trump.

As the audience in Phoenix "Kung Flu"-Call sounded, the President said: "Kung Flu, Yes, Kung Flu." Then he got thunderous applause. In the USA the Numbers of new infections on the rise by the Virus in numerous U.S. States. Trump has compared the Coronavirus, contrary to the experts, repeatedly with a flu - in English "Flu". AP

he Also looked after this naming, then racism accusations, which the White house objected to. Spokeswoman Kayleigh McEnany said in front of trump's appearance in Arizona, Trump I only want to on the origin of the Virus alert.

EU could be US citizens due to Corona still entry

to refuse The European Union is considering a media report suggests that US citizens have to a gradual Opening of the EU external borders as of 1. July honor because of the Coronavirus crisis continues to be the entry-to-manage. The "New York Times" reported Tuesday on a preliminary list with countries from the beginning of July-entry bans should apply, would, among other things, the USA, Russia and Brazil.

the reason for the Considerations is therefore the ongoing spread of the Coronavirus in the United States. In the United States, more than 2.3 million Coronavirus are already infections and more than 120,000 Deaths had been registered - more than in any other country in the world. While the Corona restrictions are already relaxed again, increases the number of infections in a number of U.S. States currently strong.

U.S. President Donald Trump had imposed in mid-March because of the Coronavirus pandemic, a ban on travelers from Europe. A few days later, the European Union imposed far-reaching restrictions on Entry at the external borders of the EU. Currently, the EU is looking to the third countries with which the limits of from 1. July can be opened. Within Europe, the majority of the borders since the age of 15 are. June for travelers open.

The crisis management of the US President, Trump in dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic, for months sharply criticized. The last Trump made a statement for the confusion, he had asked his staff to make the Test "more slowly". Tests were a "two-edged sword", because more Tests would lead to more confirmed Coronavirus infections.

The White house said immediately that the President had made a joke. Trump said Tuesday he'll make no jokes. The US virologist and President of the adviser Anthony Fauci said on Tuesday at a congressional hearing, anyone from the Corona task force had been applied to slow down the Test.

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Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 04:26

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