Trump defends claim children 'virtually immune' to coronavirus

Published on August 6, 2020 - Duration: 01:03s

Trump defends claim children 'virtually immune' to coronavirus

President Donald Trump has defended his claim that children are 'virtuallyimmune' to coronavirus.

Facebook has deleted a post by US President DonaldTrump for the first time, saying it violated its policy against spreadingmisinformation about the coronavirus.

The post in question featured a link toa Fox News video in which Mr Trump says children are "virtually immune" to thevirus.

Facebook said the "video includes false claims that a group of peopleis immune from Covid-19 which is a violation of our policies around harmfulCovid misinformation".

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