Donald Trump claims the ‘1917’ Spanish flu ‘ended World War II’
US President Donald Trump has been roasted online for a weird gaffe he committed during today’s White House media briefing.
It came during a bungled attempt to compare the current coronavirus pandemic to the horrors wrought by the Spanish flu in 1918.
“The closest thing is in 1917, they say, the great pandemic. It certainly was a terrible thing, where they lost anywhere from 50-100 million people. Probably ended the Second World War. All the soldiers were sick,” Trump said.
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