The Hill

VERIFY: Donald Trump falsely claimed immunity from COVID-19

The Hill wrote that Donald Trump “falsely claimed” immunity from COVID-19 following his October infection. Unlike most reporting, which factually noted that Trump could not know whether or not he was immune, The Hill made the absolute claim that he was not. In making what was essentially a medical diagnosis of a specific individual, The Hill provided no evidence. While 26 instances of COVID-19 reinfection have been recorded, the CDC considers these cases “rare” and the emerging scientific consensus — supported by at least three reputable studies — indicates that immunity is likely for most people for a period of a few months following recovery. Continue reading…