Trump erroneously says 1918 Spanish Flu 'probably ended' WWII, which happened two decades later

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"In 1917, they say, right, the great pandemic certainly was a terrible thing where they lost anywhere from 50 to 100 million people, probably ended the Second World War," Trump said. "All the soldiers were sick. That was a terrible situation."

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