Coronavirus: Trump warns of 'very painful two weeks'

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US President Donald Trump dramatically changed the tone of his approach to the coronavirus outbreak, saying the US should prepare for difficult days ahead.

Only recently he had been comparing COVID-19 to the flu – but now he’s calling it a ‘plague’.

His coronavirus task force revealed that without social distancing measures, the estimated death toll in the US would have been between 1.5 million and 2.3 million.

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