Donald Trump calls coronavirus ‘Kung Flu’, blames China

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Published: June 22,2020 11:51 AM
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June 22, 2020: After 'Chinese Virus,' US President Donald Trump now called the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has killed over 450,000 people and infected more than 8.5 million worldwide till now,

June 22, 2020: After 'Chinese Virus,' US President Donald Trump now called the novel coronavirus pandemic, which has killed over 450,000 people and infected more than 8.5 million worldwide till now, the ‘Kung Flu’



Donald Trump, addressing his first election rally in three months on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma, said that COVID-19 is a disease which has more names than any other disease in history.



"I can name - Kung flu. I can name 19 different versions of names. Many call it a virus, which it is. Many call it flu. What difference. I think we have 19 or 20 versions of the name," Donald Trump said.



The US President was playing around with the term "Kung Fu" which refers to the Chinese martial arts practice.



According to Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, the US is the worst affected country with over 2.2 million cases and more than 1,19,000 deaths.