Trump Claims BLM Protests Caused Increase In COVID-19 Cases, But Experts Say Premature Reopenings Are True Cause of Spike

Posted on AllSides July 24th, 2020
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At a White House coronavirus briefing on Wednesday, July 22, Donald Trump suggested that Black Lives Matter protests, which continue to occur around the country, led to the current surge in COVID-19 cases. However, experts say they have not identified any links between protests and the spread of the virus in major cities like New York, Chicago, and Minneapolis.

During the press conference,Trump implied that the protests made America more vulnerable to the virus, saying, “Cases started to rise among young Americans shortly after demonstrations, which you know very well...

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