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2/23/2020

CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19/TRUMP PEOPLE: “There is an increasing probability of a full-blown COVID-19 pandemic that could infect as many as 100 million Americans, with a loss of life of as many as 1-2 million souls.”

-Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, as quoted by Jonathan Swan and Margaret Talev, “Navarro Memos Warning of Mass Coronavirus Death Circulated in January,” axios.com, Apr. 7, 2020

[Note: Peter Navarro, Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, addressed memos of warning about the coronavirus to President Trump on January 29 and February 23, 2020. We were unable to find an official version of the documents aside from images of the memo published by Axios and reported on by the New York Times.]