Contrary to Trump’s Claim, A Pandemic Was Widely Expected at Some Point

Posted on AllSides March 22nd, 2020
From The Center
FACT CHECK

At a White House briefing March 19, President Donald Trump said, “Nobody knew there’d be a pandemic or an epidemic of this proportion.” But that’s simply not the case.

Among others, the U.S. intelligence community warned in its annual threat report for 2019 that “that the United States and the world will remain vulnerable to the next flu pandemic or large-scale outbreak of a contagious disease that could lead to massive rates of death.”

Read full story

FactCheck.org

AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
AllSides Media Bias Rating: Center
106722/84326
See full bias rating for FactCheck.org
Learn about media bias
https://www.factcheck.org/2020/03/contrary-to-trumps-claim-a-pandemic-was-widely-expected-at-some-point/

More News about Defense and Security from the Left, Center and Right

From the Left

From the Center

From the Right