Trump’s Coronavirus Strategy: ‘Stay Clean,’ Wash Hands and Avoid Friends

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President Trump shared some tips on how to avoid getting sick, and as he did so, he revealed a little more about his lifelong aversion to germs

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27.2.2020

President Trump shared some tips on how to avoid getting sick, and as he did so, he revealed a little more about his lifelong aversion to germs

Speaking to reporters at the White House, the president shared a story about precautions he had taken to avoid illness: “I said, ‘Excuse me,’ and started washing my hands. You have to do this.”

, and is probably transmitted through sneezes, coughs and contaminated surfaces. Scientists have estimated that each infected person could spread it to somewhere between 1.5 and 3.5 people without effective containment measures. Who is working to contain the virus? The World Health Organization officials have been working with officials in China, where growth has slowed. But this week, as confirmed cases spiked on two continents, experts warned that the world is not ready for a major outbreak . “When somebody sneezes,” Mr. Trump said, “I try to bail out as much as possible when they’re sneezing.” Last year, the president scolded his acting chief of staff , Mick Mulvaney, for coughing during an interview Mr. Trump had with ABC, and he asked Mr. Mulvaney to leave the room. Aides at the time said the president had been more revolted by the sight of someone coughing than he was annoyed at someone interfering with his camera shot. On Wednesday, Mr. Trump also shared a recent story about precautions he had taken to avoid contracting an illness from an unnamed friend. (On the campaign trail, he frequently invokes stories about unnamed friends and associates to underscore a story, a habit that has caught the eye of fact checkers.) “I had a man come up to me a week ago,” said Mr. Trump, who was touring the West Coast on a campaign trip. “Hadn’t seen him in a long time. I said, ‘How are you doing?’ He said, ‘Fine, fine.’ He hugs me. I said, ‘Are you well?’ He says, ‘No.’ He said, ‘I have the worst fever and the worst flu.’ He’s hugging and kissing me.” “I said, ‘Excuse me,’ and started washing my hands,” Mr. Trump added. “You have to do this.” The president said to view the coronavirus “the same as the flu,” even though much is unknown about how it develops or spreads. Mr. Trump, who appointed Vice President Mike Pence to oversee the government’s response to the outbreak, also waved away concerns by officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who said the spread of the virus was inevitable. “I don’t think it’s inevitable,” the president said, before adding, “There’s a chance that it could get worse.” Advertisement Read more: The New York Times

He can go meet the communities in Washington, Oregon, and California to test his immunity. His attitude is 'let them eat cake.' letthemeatcake The same guy that raw dogs a porn star? Does anyone else think this idiot is patient 0? Trump should go visit China and see what it’s really going on! 🤔😊 I.D.I.O.T.

His lifelong aversion to science is more relevant: Avoid friends? 🤣 It has held him in good stead So much for shaking hands and kissing babies on his campaign. Bet he won’t even have rallies. Someone who jumps in and out of bed with women and brags about not using condoms has a long life aversion to germs...SURE!

everything he said is on every poster at every hospital and health center in the county you biased, hypocritical losers 1. wash your hands and often 2. if you are sick stay home 3. avoid people that are sick I used to love NYT now I avoid your fakenews bias

President Trump Puts Vice President Pence ‘In Charge’ of Virus Response\n\t\t\n\t\t\t\n\t\t\n\tThe Trump administration defended its coronavirus response as lawmakers looked to boost emergency spending. One can only hope prayer circles will work? ... a hand off ?

I agree that handling the could lead to exposure to coronavirus Triggered TrumpDerangementSyndrome EnemyOfThePeople Except when it comes to porn stars Why do keep quoting him on a serious subject please provide useful info to your subscribers The left needs the government to tell them how not to get the virus, the right knows how and washes its hands without being told...

Why must you suck so horribly NYT? Better headline: Trump, who is not a medical professional but obviously wanted to play one on tv, tried to share tips on how to avoid getting sick. He has denied that Coronavirus poses a big risk to the public, but the CDC said otherwise. Trump just washed his hands of the responsibility.

NO STRATEGY, NO PLAN Assuming report.

Trump reassures Americans coronavirus risk is low, puts Pence in charge of U.S. responsePresident Donald Trump puts Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the U.S. response to the coronavirus outbreak Pence just found out he’s working OT for free 🤣🤣🤣 Sure. Sorry

SenSchumer SpeakerPelosi GLAD they weren't around it WWII. Instead of country coming together-spout politics. We have met the enemy & they walk among us ie destroyed from w/i as predicted by Khrushchev 60 yr ago. SenWarren uses 'racist' -NO,it's ILLEGAL ALIENS invading border How about flushing the toilet more often?

What great reporting...can't believe anyone takes th times seriously any more. The Enquirer is better. Which is why you’ll never see him in a gym. why? And do not eat or kill exotic animals . fakenews FakeNewsMedia fighting for enslavement of all of us to the happiness of our masters. OMG. That's IT!!! Wash your hands and stay away from friends. This is the cure. How could we even imagine you not being our president 🤪

New York Times is fake news! President Trump shakes hands with thousands of people, he hugs babies, he lets strangers in the Oval Office. Get a grip. So tired of you all bashing our president! ...and avoid friends. Hmmm. But it’s game on when it comes to trashing the hell out of people on an alleged enemies list.

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Here's Why the Trump Campaign Is Suing the NYT It was an EXCELLENT Presser. So take your biased radical opinion & shove it IF it were up to you & your radical left looney cohorts...early travel restricts wouldn’t have happened & borders wide open 4 any Infected ppl 2 walk across. We’d have thousands already infected

You are the man😅 Yeah he uses condoms... Add germophobia to his other diagnoses. I am right there with him with a great aversion to germs. Germs bad. Donald Trump is right. You guys twisted what he says, are you guys this crazy and have so much hatred for the president Best way to avoid moronavirus is to avoid close interactions with Donald Trump. The only known cure is education.

This is what you've got? Five more years. It makes me sick to hear him speak; that a man so incompetent and mentally unstable is the person Americans look to in these times of trouble; so full of flaws and yet so dearth of virtue. How have we gotten to this point?

Trump says coronavirus 'very well under control' in USPres. Trump said that the urgent $2.5 billion plan for coronavirus he sent to lawmakers will prepare the nation in case of an outbreak in the U.S. and help other nations unprepared to handle the threat. Pres tRump is an arsehat and this Coronavirus says Doanaaaaal who He's got shot of everybody, ANYBODY who could help and replaced them with lap or pole dancers.....Good Luck America!! Whatchya gonna do when they come for you? As usual Trump is lying! He lies all day every day, morning, noon & night! CoronavirusOutbreak LiarInChief

Yep, the WRONG national leader to be going into a pandemic with. He also revealed his utter stupidity. Unless we’re lucky Donald is going to get a bunch of people killed. Ask Trump what measures have been taken to ensure the president does not contract the Corona virus. The man that doesn’t use condoms even with porn stars.

I was wondering how FakeNewsCNN would spin this amazing press conference.... News of Media public of Indonesia said: Presiden USA.D.Trump requestion money $.145 Trillions for combat virus Corona.. A wise man never knows all, only fools know everything, just ask him, Mr. President.... Carona Virus Update.. Trump says we should stay clean, wash our hands, avoid contact with unknown people, stay away from friends.. Also, Mike Pence is in charge & will announce global prayer events to magically disappear the virus..after making a donation to Paula White..

It's really too bad all of media has destroyed their own reputations. We can't believe one of these msm sources. Guess I will depend on global and independent news sources.

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A cheeseburger a day keeps the doctor away? He isn't a germaphobe he has a physical contact avoidant disorder. Or maybe y’all just like to eat 💩? Spoiler alert, the hug in question came from Pence The NYT should write a column on how to destroy the legacy of long-trusted news organization. Oh, you are doing that with every other article lately.

He also revealed that he knew about the 15th case with the person who had no contact with known carriers. He clearly said there were 15 cases... but left that detail out. The American public were not told about it until after the briefing designed to take the heat off trump. More significantly you might mention he revealed what a blithering dangerous ill informed fragile narcissist he demonstrated himself to be Yet again

Very easy for a man who has never had any friends to advise people to avoid them. Life has prepared me for this. His life long aversion to germs is his Achilles heel. Beaten by something that he can’t see or hear. No one to insult or call names. TrumpIsAnIdiot

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Good strategy! In fact, probably the best! He constantly reveals why I have a lifelong aversion to him. Wash your hands? Talk about Captain Obvious. This man will take his entire family, and hide out inside Mount Weather, you just wait. It’s easy to stay safe in an Ivory tower avoid friends as he has none. A person with little hands will always hesitate to handshake and make friends

For a germaphobe, he sure does have (had) a lot of unprotected sex. IdiotInChief I've been in the woman's and men's public bathrooms, you people are nasty. Would be ironic if King Trump died of the crown virus....and so sad.



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