People left in shock after White House lists 100,000 to 240,000 coronavirus deaths as 'goals'
During Tuesday's press briefing at the White House, Donald Trump's team painted a stark projection of what they seeing the end death toll 'goal' for the coronavirus pandemic.
1.5 million to 240 million deaths, if there is no intervention whatsoever.However, if people follow the hygiene and self-isolation guidelines, then they believe that the death toll could peak between 100,000 and 240,000, which is still a remarkable number but significantly less than what could have happened if there were no precautions taken at all.
While this new will be sobering to many who read it, there is an air of contention around the use of the word 'goals' in the presentation, as if anything close to these numbers will be deemed as a success.Surely something like 'projection' or 'forecast' would have been more suitable in the circumstances.
There have been some Trump supporters who have attempted to defend the president's 'goals.'Chelsea Clinton, the daughter of Bill and Hillary, also weighed into the issue, highlighting 'the multiple failures to test every suspected case.'
The United States has more than 160,000 confirmed cases, at the time of writing, which have resulted in 2,860 deaths. Read more: The Independent »
Hopefully, American will succeed to control corona virus pandemic. The presumption of death toll between 100,000 and 240,000 or more is miscalculation. realDonaldTrump Talk about a high figure, then come in under it and proclaim yourself a “hero.” Watch how he will use 90k deaths or less to win the election.
What people? Cave people? Because anybody paying attention would not have been shocked. People relying on Donald Trump to tell the truth might have been shocked. TrumpVirus2020 They want to mitigate the damage. They're expecting much worse. About 1-2 million casualties.
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