Florida Gov. (R) faced backlash on Thursday after he falsely claimed that no one in the U.S. under the age of 25 had died from COVID-19, the illness caused by the .
“This particular pandemic is one where, I don’t think, nationwide there’s been one single fatality under 25, for whatever reason, it just doesn’t seem to threaten, you know, kids,” DeSantis told educators during a meeting about during the pandemic.
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The Governor of Florida — at a education meeting — just falsely claimed there have been no deaths nationwide of people under 25 “for whatever reason.”
“The data has been 100% consistent.”
“I’ve not seen any deviation on that.”
In reality, there have been hundreds.