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Sun Mar 29, 2020, 01:33 PM

Leading South Korean doctor says Trump's 'pride' and 'ego' are putting the world's health at risk

President Donald Trump's refusal to implement mass testing for the coronavirus in the United States will have "global repercussions," a South Korean doctor said.

In an interview with Wired this week, Min Pok-kee, whose aggressive approach to tackling the COVID-19 virus in the city of Daegu became a model for South Korea's nationwide response, said Trump's failure meant that "it's inevitable that you become like Italy."

"The United States is very late to this," he said. "And the president and the officials working on it seem to think they aren't late. This has both national and global repercussions.

"It isn't enough for Korea alone to survive. In the US, Trump is talking about taking care of his own, but the entire world has to respond in sync."

At: https://www.businessinsider.com/coronavirus-south-korea-doctor-donald-trump-ego-world-health-covid-2020-3



Trump holds forth as Drs. Debrorah Birx and Anthony Fauci look on.

"Trump has spoken dismissively about testing because of his ego," South Korea's Dr. Min noted. "As we scientists see it, he's motivated by pride."

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Sun Mar 29, 2020, 01:42 PM

1. And ignorance. . .

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Sun Mar 29, 2020, 01:54 PM

2. Someday soon, there won't be anything that the rest of the world will

want from Donald Trump. He will lose all negotiating power.

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