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Coronavirus: Donald Trump promises to make the COVID-19 ‘cure’ he had free for all Americans

Donald Trump has promised that the treatment he received for coronavirus will be offered to Americans for free.

In a new video posted on Twitter, the presidentsaid: “I want to get for you what I got – and I’m going to make it free. You’re not going to pay for it.

“It wasn’t your fault that this happened, it was China‘s fault. China’s going to pay a big price for what they’ve done to the world.”

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Elsewhere in the video, Mr Trump said he disagreed with the characterisation of the treatment manufactured by Regeneron as therapeutic – and said he thought of it as a “cure”.