"In 1917 – they say, right? – the great – the great pandemic certainly was a terrible thing where they lost anywhere from 50 to 100 million people. Probably ended the Second World War. All the soldiers were sick. It was a – that was a terrible situation."The President says the “1917 pandemic” ended the Second World War pic.twitter.com/jSltuSYim2— Acyn Torabi (@Acyn) August 10, 2020
This was the 53th time Trump has incorrectly stated that the 1918 Influenza Pandemic happened in 1917.
It says that in the manuals, read the books.— Denise Shearin 🌊 (@DeniseShearin) August 10, 2020
What a fucking idiot.— Matt Rogers 🎙️ (@Politidope) August 10, 2020
The end of the FIRST World War is what spiked the 2nd wave of the 1918 flu epidemic. People were so excited about the end of the FIRST World War, they ignored masks and social distancing. https://t.co/mxnbNlHUr3— Cheri ##VoteByMail #VoteBlue 🌊 (@LoveIsCool) August 10, 2020