Lives at stake this election September 23, 2020 - 00:00 Posted in: Opinions Americans this month heard President Trump’s own voice acknowledging during a recorded interview back in February that he knew then that COVID-19 was contagious and much deadlier than the seasonal flu. In another recorded interview with the Washington Post’s Bob Woodward released this month to the public, Trump states: “I wanted to play it down. I still like playing it down because I don’t want to create a panic.” Yet, Trump just this week created panic when he suggested during a televised town hall meeting on ABC TV that herd immunity would end the pandemic. “And you’ll develop – you’ll develop herd – ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!