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Donald Trump, “Children are “almost immune from this disease.”

Politifact, Aug 6, 2020

August 6, 2020

Donald Trump, “Children are “almost immune from this disease.”

Andrew Noymer, an epidemiologist at University of California, Irvine, said Trump has a point in that children get sick at low rates, but his overall statement is misleading. … . “The idea schools can open and everything is going to be hunky dory, sort of a summary of the president’s intended message, that is misleading,” Noymer said. “I am worried kids can catalyze the pandemic even worse than it already is in terms of an engine of generating infection of adults.”