President Trump suggests herd mentality will end coronavirus over time

President Donald Trump arrives for an ABC News town hall at National Constitution Center, Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

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UPDATED 9:25 AM PT – Wednesday, September 16, 2020

President Trump doubled down on his administration’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and noted a herd immunity could be developed over time.

While speaking at an town hall with voters Tuesday, the President said things were going well regarding the U.S.’s handing of the coronavirus. He asserted his confidence with the decisions he’s made on the issue and said the pandemic has been the biggest challenge of his presidency.

When asked about vaccines efforts, President Trump said officials were working hard, but suggested a herd immunity could be developed in the near future.

Currently, the U.S. has more than 2 million active coronavirus cases while only reporting 195,000 deaths. According to reports this week, more than 4 million Americans have recovered from the virus.

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