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Fact check: White House incorrectly states the coronavirus has been controlled in the US

Top economic adviser of President Donald Trump, Larry Kudlow, incorrectly stated on Friday that the coronavirus “is being controlled in the US.” One more senior Trump official, counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway, made a similar statement. He claimed that they had controlled the virus. 

Facts First: Professionals say the United States is not close to restricting the coronavirus. They also articulate the little amount of tests conducted in the US so far has prohibited the administration from getting a precise image of how widespread the virus, in fact, is.

“It is spreading so quickly in numerous places that it may be hard to bring to an end.”

 Kudlow and Conway said;

 Kudlow, a member of a coronavirus task force of Trump, said on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” that “honestly, so far it seems comparatively controlled.”

When Kudlow’s statement was challenged by co-hosts David Faber and Carl Quintanilla, he said, “Concerning the containment problem, I will still state to you that this is controlled.

Conway also made a statement of a victorious inhibition effort. Conway made a statement on Fox News that “speedy, substantive and determined action of the President at the very start of this and task force is operational 24/7; in fact, it has made the dissimilarity in terms of controlling this in this country so far.”

What is actually happening?

The figure of diagnosed cases of the virus in the United States is going to increase continuously. Since Saturday morning, over 330 people have tested positive. 17 people have passed away from the sickness, the majority of them are from Washington State. There are confirmed cases in over 20 states as of early Friday afternoon.

Lipsitch analyses that the virus is spreading within societies in the US and in other states. According to Horney, the US has been stating crises this week to provide themselves extra flexibility to try to control the spread of the virus.

Experts stated that the US showed an insufficient number of tests so far.

According to Gordon;

“I would mention that we now do not know the size of the eruptions on the West Coast. It is due to restricted testing.” Due to the low testing abilities the US has had and the fact that the government originally compulsory strict limitations on who could get verified.

She stated, “Indeed, we do not know the level of community broadcast.”

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