During an appearance on ABC News this past Sunday, October 11, Eric Trump, the President's son, claimed Donald Trump was cured of the virus while at Walter Reed Medical Center through the use of "vaccines" Trump himself invented.
Eric Trump, who is clearly not an expert in these matters, repeatedly claims his father's recovery from coronavirus… https://t.co/DA2d9sSybY— Aaron Rupar (@Aaron Rupar)1602425614.0
Pretty much every part of this statement was not only false, but also scientifically impossible, as Twitter was quick to point out.
Eric Trump’s hot takes on how drug development works this morning are a painful reminder that there is still no vaccine for stupidity.— Lucy Caldwell (@Lucy Caldwell)1602430776.0
This @EricTrump interview with @jonkarl is wild. Eric doesn’t know what vaccines do.— Andrew Feinberg (@Andrew Feinberg)1602421785.0
Its great the media is finally showing courage by shutting down all fake propaganda. Now we need FOX to follow too,… https://t.co/mq8TaRh61k— John Giovanni Pierni (@John Giovanni Pierni)1602427851.0
In the clip, Eric Trump seemed almost completely disconnected from reality.
WATCH: Presidential son Eric Trump apparently thinks that a coronavirus vaccine has been fully developed and his fa… https://t.co/NIQ7L4HmRg— The Daily Beast (@The Daily Beast)1602430288.0
@thedailybeast @TrueFactsStated You too can own an Eric https://t.co/UyGFQmJLgA— SuperG (@SuperG)1602445734.0
@thedailybeast @williamlegate Taking a vaccine after you've been infected is novel therapy. Especially when the vac… https://t.co/3duWK2yJ6m— (((William Boulet))) (@(((William Boulet))))1602431312.0
Needless to say, none of the Trumps hold a medical degree, but they have seemed more than willing to speak about medical issues with authority on television.
@thedailybeast Vaccines, cures, and treatments are all different things. What a covidiot 🤪— Mikey Rockz 🇺🇸🇰🇷 (@Mikey Rockz 🇺🇸🇰🇷)1602454065.0
@thedailybeast I normally save this for junior but if the gif fits . . https://t.co/CWkDitS2TQ— Fed up VOTE BIDEN/HARRIS (@Fed up VOTE BIDEN/HARRIS)1602438245.0
@thedailybeast ET is trying really hard , we should show him encouragement & support.— Akira Mizuta Lippit (@Akira Mizuta Lippit)1602565391.0
If anyone believes what Eric Trump said during that interview, they will be less safe for it.
Eric Trump announced on ABC’s “This Week” that Trump received a vaccine for COVID. I don’t understand why any platf… https://t.co/5gdu4zeHoP— Blue in Kentucky🌊🌊🌊 (@Blue in Kentucky🌊🌊🌊)1602424381.0
@thehill and was given the chance to correct his statement and seemed blank. As always.— Hillary (@Hillary)1602426360.0
@thehill Words have meaning and matter, something no Trump has learned, apparently.— Who?? (@Who??)1602426506.0
Eric Trump once again showed how much he has learned from his father's tactic of lying to the press.
@thehill Why expect the son to be any smarter than his father?— Rodney Schreiner (@Rodney Schreiner)1602431540.0
Here's mental giant Eric Trump, talking about how "my father" created a vaccine and took it and is now immune. 1)… https://t.co/2ZjofsZwPI— Holly Figueroa O'Reilly (@Holly Figueroa O'Reilly)1602440787.0
There is not yet a vaccine for the virus and, even once vaccines are finalized, it will be many months before they're able to achieve wide distribution throughout the country and the world.