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Analysis: Eric Trump may not get the whole Covid-19 vaccine thing

October 12, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump, is not a doctor. Or an infectious disease expert, And it shows.

(CNN)Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump, is not a doctor.

Here's Eric Trump discussing his father's recovery from Covid-19 during an appearance on ABCs "This Week" on Sunday with host Jonathan Karl (bolding is mine):

My father, literally, started day one creating this vaccine.

You said your father just took a vaccine?

See, either Eric Trump let the biggest cat out of the bag ever -- that the President was given a "vaccine" for Covid-19 -- or he is simply confused about the difference between medicines designed to help mitigate the course of the virus and an actual vaccine.

Eric Trump's confusion about all of this could well stem from his father's touting of the Regeneron antibody cocktail as something more than just a therapeutic treatment.

"By the time you get enough people vaccinated so that you can feel you've had an impact enough on the outbreak, so that you can start thinking about maybe getting a little bit more towards normality, that very likely, as I and others have said, will be maybe the third quarter or so of 2021.

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