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Coronavirus: Trump says he is ‘angry at China’; health expert warns US could hit 1 lakh daily cases


The US on Tuesday reportedly bought all the stock of a key drug in the treatment of the coronavirus, remdesivir, leaving almost none for the rest of the world.
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he was growing “more and more angry at China” over the spread of the coronavirus, as the American government’s top health expert warned that the rate of Covid-19 infections could double to 1 lakh a day if current outbreaks were not contained, AFP reported.
“As I watch the pandemic spread its ugly face all across the world, including the tremendous damage it has done to the USA, I become more and more angry at China,” Trump tweeted.
The statement came after Anthony S Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said the United States was headed in the “wrong direction” on the pandemic. Fauci is a member of Trump’s coronavirus taskforce.
“I’m very concerned and I’m not satisfied with what’s going on, because we’re going in the wrong direction,” he said while testifying to a Senate panel. “Clearly we are not in total control right now. I would not be surprised if it goes up to 1,00,000 a day if this does not turn around.

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