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Trump warns US headed for ‘very, very painful two weeks’ amid coronavirus pandemic

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned of a “very painful” two weeks ahead as the United States wrestles with a surge in coronavirus cases.

“This is going to be a very painful, a very, very painful two weeks,” he told a press conference at the White House.

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Trump described the pandemic as “a plague.”

“I want every American to be prepared for the hard days that lie ahead,” he said.

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