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Amid worsening pandemic, Trump pushes to re-open US for business by Easter


Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci (R) listens as US President Donald Trump speaks during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, at the White House on March 24, 2020, in Washington, DC.

US President Donald Trump pressed his case on Tuesday (March 24) for a re-opening of the U.S. economy by mid-April despite a surge in coronavirus cases, downplaying the pandemic as he did in its early stages by comparing it to the seasonal flu.

Trump and his coronavirus team on March 16 put in place recommendations for people across the country to cut down social and professional interactions for 15 days in a bid to reduce the virusí spread.

But the president, a Republican who is seeking re-election in November, has begun to chafe at the economic repercussions.

During a live town hall broadcast on Fox News Channel and later at a briefing with reporters at the White House, he said he would like to have businesses opening their doors again by Easter, which will be celebrated on April 12.

"I hope we can do this by Easter. I think that would be a great thing for our country. And weíre all working very hard to make that a reality," he told reporters.

The president said the country did not take drastic measures to fight car crashes and flu deaths similar to those it is taking for the coronavirus. He said Americans could continue practicing social-distancing measures, which health experts say are crucial to prevent infection, while also going back to work.

Health experts have warned that the best way to stop the spread of the virus is for people to stay home.

During the briefing with reporters, Trump seemed to soften his stance somewhat, saying he would make the decision based on advice from experts, including Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and Deborah Birx, who is helping lead the White House coronavirus tax force. Both doctors stood with Trump at the briefing.

Fauci said a deadline would be flexible. Trump said he would make the decision based on facts and data but stuck with his Easter timeframe.

Houses of worship have closed to avoid letting the virus spread. Trump told Fox in a separate interview that seeing churches packed on Easter would be "a beautiful thing."

 

(Source: Reuters)

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