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Trump's top aide concedes US can't control Covid-19, drawing ire from Biden

The raging coronavirus outbreak has become a key issue in the November 3 presidential election between Trump, a Republican, and Biden, a former US vice president

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Meadows said control of the virus was not a realistic goal because it is a contagious virus just like the flu | Photo: Shutterstock

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Donald Trump's top aide has conceded that the US is "not going to control" the Covid-19 pandemic, drawing sharp criticism from the president's Democratic rival Joe Biden that the Trump administration has waived "the white flag of defeat" against the deadly virus.

The raging coronavirus outbreak has become a key issue in the November 3 presidential election between Trump, a Republican, and Biden, a former US vice president.

"We are not going to control the pandemic," White House chief of staff Mark Meadows told CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday, arguing that "proper mitigation factors" like therapies and vaccines should be

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First Published: Oct 26 2020 | 9:14 PM IST

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