U.S. Democrat presidential candidate Joseph Biden accused the incumbent head of state, Donald Trump, of silencing the danger of a coronavirus infection. He wrote about this on Wednesday, September 9, in his Twitter account.
“He has been lying to us for months. And at a time when a deadly disease was sweeping away everything in our country, he deliberately failed to fulfill his duties. It was a betrayal on which American lives and deaths depended,” the politician wrote.
Biden’s statement was prompted by the publication of an excerpt from the Washington Post columnist Bob Woodward’s book “Rage,” in which the journalist claims that Trump was aware of what a new type of coronovirus represented even before the pandemic: as early as February 7, the American leader said in a CNN report that COVID-19 was five times deadlier than flu.
On September 4, U.S. President Donald Trump said the coronavirus vaccine currently being developed in the United States could be ready in October. Three major pharmaceutical companies are developing the vaccine against COVID-19. At the same time, the U.S. leader stressed that the vaccine being developed in the U.S. will be “excellent” because it is developed by “incredible” companies.