How Trump Lost Control Of The Coronavirus Pandemic, Told As A Motion Comic

2 Spa 2020
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The United States has recorded over 200,000 deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic. Months of an uncontained coronavirus pandemic have left the US in far worse shape than other countries, like South Korea. President Donald Trump tested positive for coronavirus on October 2, 2020.
The US practically invented the playbook of how to confront pandemics. Presidents - like George W. Bush and Barack Obama - worked to ensure that if a pandemic came, there would be an effective plan to respond. Yet while other countries used that playbook, and succeeded in doing what was necessary to get the coronavirus under control, the Trump administration threw out the plan.
To help Americans understand precisely what went wrong, Insider hired the comics creators Anthony Del Col and Josh Adams to depict the Trump administration's course of action that put America into this position.
Editor's note: The first person officially diagnosed with coronavirus in South Korea was a 35-year-old Chinese woman, not a South Korean woman as stated in the video. Insider regrets the error.
Read the full events in comic form, and find a comprehensive list of sources underpinning the factual events depicted in the story here:
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How Trump Lost Control Of The Coronavirus Pandemic, Told As A Motion Comic

  • I thought the only legislative napping during the presentation or meeting, is only in my country..

    gilang putragilang putraPrieš 39 minučių
  • China should be responsible for covid-19

    Swag Pappi420Swag Pappi420Prieš 7 val
  • May god bless all the doctor around the world.

    David ChenxbDavid ChenxbPrieš 20 val
  • "" "" ""

    Kevin CrockerKevin CrockerPrieš dieną
  • No matter how many covid-19 cases and deaths are being reported, half of America will still think it is a hoax.

    Jack SooJack SooPrieš dieną
  • He never has control

    DashingNights x HypedKeyDashingNights x HypedKeyPrieš dieną
  • The Orange Monster never had control over anything except THE BIG CON.

    Caesar RodneyCaesar RodneyPrieš dieną
  • I’ve played video games where people’s heads are shot clean off, shows where people are melted to pulp and go mentally insane. I have seen not so nice things. I am watching the artwork here and listening to the sounds of hospitals, patients and doctors struggling and it terrifies me more than most anything I have seen before. I have the fortune of not coming into contact nor seeing the affects of COVID-19 personally but I must thank you for giving me this perspective.

    DarkMatter98653DarkMatter98653Prieš dieną
  • This is all bullshit!!! Every one is brainwashed like sheep!! What a coincidence all this happens 2020 year of election give me a break! All bullshit!!

    West CoastWest CoastPrieš 2 dienas
  • Trump is a blabbering Idiot, he said " we have it ToTaLlY under control" well guess whut, ya didnt and you blame China for it but you should be making better laws to ensure that people stay safe

    Veronica TomVeronica TomPrieš 2 dienas
  • Trump never had control of the pandemic infact no one did the only reason the country's with no patients don't have any is because they hide them all

    Farmlife ChannelytFarmlife ChannelytPrieš 2 dienas
  • please can we just take matters in our hands??? in states where requirements are loose, let's just say you don't have to wear a mask, do it anyway.

    Kamil NaqviKamil NaqviPrieš 2 dienas
  • It’s not trumps fault it’s the people’s fault who were protesting and rioting, partying and going out during quarantine so it’s not Trump fault.

    Nick The Tottenham Hotspur FanNick The Tottenham Hotspur FanPrieš 2 dienas
    • Nice one, ignorant one.

      Kum quatKum quatPrieš dieną
  • Republicans won’t be remembered kindly in history. All of the shit they pulled these past 4 years are going to come back to haunt them. Everyone please do your part to hold them accountable

    NileshR12NileshR12Prieš 2 dienas
  • If anything I kind of wish he was even less involved with the pandemic. I don't think it's a mistake to not mandate lockdowns. The American people crave for freedom even more security. That's the American way. Honestly, other than the China handling (which was actually pretty great), I think Pence would have made a better president.

    keld101keld101Prieš 2 dienas
  • The vaping ban was stupid.

    keld101keld101Prieš 2 dienas
  • trump was playing poker against covid19 Covid called his bluff

  • I subscribed a few minutes ago. Found this video, immediately unsubscribed. Propaganda at its best

    Maria B5Maria B5Prieš 2 dienas
  • Trump reckons he is a great leader, yep this is a great example......

    Glenn ChowGlenn ChowPrieš 2 dienas
  • Remember how fox news handled the coverage on Ebola under Obama's administration? They ridiculed everything because of political views but when it was truly time to panic they downplayed it!! Why does it matter what political party is in office when it comes to the safety of the people???

    Amber MillerAmber MillerPrieš 2 dienas
  • Trump: we have it all under control usa:have more then 100k infectifed Trump:o frick we dont have it under cotrol

    kenrich mainkenrich mainPrieš 3 dienas
  • It’s because China lied to trump about how many cases there was in china and they lied about the severity of the virus trump did all he could

    Siege _Siege _Prieš 3 dienas
    • and other countries weren't lied too? If china lied to Trump then it's likely they lied to many other countries yet the majority of them dealt with it professionally. Trump? "You are not required to wear a mask its just a recommendation" "How about you ask china"

      ChonheiChonheiPrieš dieną
  • Mmm I think America lost control Of Covid was due to the Hundreds and hundreds of BLM / Antifa running Ferral no gloves, masks !!! Rioting, looting... Since MARCH! yeh didn’t exactly help DID IT! Your scab Corrupt Media covered that all up ... blamed Mr T for everything. I suppose you all believe he’s Racist too and he was responsible for those cages at the boarder lmao 😂

    Myra HouseMyra HousePrieš 3 dienas
  • We look like a joke to every other country all because of an orange.

    rose 8720rose 8720Prieš 3 dienas
  • Why the fuckare the majority of these comments so smart? Every other video on covid has had dumbasses spewing pure garbage?! Im so glad im canadian and i wish the best for all of you americans. I may not be religious but i pray for all of you.

    Jade BuelowJade BuelowPrieš 3 dienas

    Valerie ReynoldsValerie ReynoldsPrieš 3 dienas
  • How trump saved the economy?

    Arthur ZhuArthur ZhuPrieš 3 dienas

    Valerie ReynoldsValerie ReynoldsPrieš 3 dienas

    Valerie ReynoldsValerie ReynoldsPrieš 3 dienas
  • I lost respect for jonalist. Can they just state facts rather than going all crazy on 1 guy personally.

    Liliana L.C.Liliana L.C.Prieš 3 dienas
  • If trump didn’t screw up the response so badly, I firmly believe that he would have had a second term

    Amira AloisAmira AloisPrieš 3 dienas
  • Trump single handedly killed millions of people

    HiHiPrieš 3 dienas
  • It's really eye opening (this feels like the closest word) seeing this event in a comic form. I can see myself watching this in history class in high school or even middle school years ago and its incredible that I'm actually living this and watched this all unfold before me in about one year.

    Mediocre GamerMediocre GamerPrieš 4 dienas
  • Even if Trump close down the nation early, Americans already enjoyed too much freedom and democracy. Americans wouldn't want their freedom to be tied up by their government. This is the problem with democracy. You created a country where citizens would refuse to follow a simple guideline by the government to save their own lives!

    Ethan ClarkeEthan ClarkePrieš 4 dienas
  • Trump will be the world most ironic president in history

    Maki AntonioMaki AntonioPrieš 4 dienas
  • He was more worried about the country's money instead of the country's people smh

    The PotatoThe PotatoPrieš 4 dienas
  • This has to be narrated by Jordan Klepper from the Dialy Show

    Mountain ManMountain ManPrieš 4 dienas
  • Sounds like a horror movie

    shereen mckenzieshereen mckenziePrieš 4 dienas
  • Ok he could’ve..just saying but could’ at least a quarter of America if he wouldn’t be ignorant about the virus

    Mrs RainMrs RainPrieš 4 dienas
  • Rest of the world: handling covid 19 America: closes during low cases then reopens during peak B)

    Kaiyuan ChenKaiyuan ChenPrieš 4 dienas
  • So very sad, and to think that all of this could of been prevented. You fucked up big time on this one trump, and it’s going to cost you big time. You failed to listen to the medical experts, even cut more aide to the CDC and look a whole warehouse full of medical supplies and held it in DC. You sir, are a total failure and an embarrassment to your country.

    Ozzy GruntOzzy GruntPrieš 4 dienas
  • people like trump like to see this '10000000000000' not 200000.just like how people like to see big picture

    Rd RzRd RzPrieš 4 dienas
  • its easy for South Korea private researchers because its not race issue

    Rd RzRd RzPrieš 4 dienas
  • the anime looks good

    Rd RzRd RzPrieš 4 dienas
  • i wonder if china can convince us about how it originated

    Rd RzRd RzPrieš 4 dienas
  • Because Trump doesn’t have any pharmaceutical stocks; so there was no way for him to profit.

    Lee MoBaiLee MoBaiPrieš 4 dienas
  • In mongolia our cases still crowing

    Golden fortressGolden fortressPrieš 4 dienas
  • Honestly it would just be awful if this whole thing was done on purpose, it is a completely different level with it just being sheer incompetence

    Tetsu HatanoTetsu HatanoPrieš 4 dienas
  • But really, how can any world leader be prepared for a situation like this?

    Javen javenvsonicJaven javenvsonicPrieš 5 dienų
    • According to the video, South Korea did way better than the U.S.

      David HsiehDavid HsiehPrieš 4 dienas
  • Trump didn't give a hoot about this problem. He is gone now, though.

    Christopher SkippChristopher SkippPrieš 5 dienų
  • Trump undid the pandimic team becuase he hated obama so much, which in reality its halirous because it was a mandate by republican conservative george bush jr ....... donald trump is hands down the dumbest peice of shit weve ever had as a president world: everyone is dieing from this plague donald trump: remove the pandemic response team americans: *hundreds of thousands die* donald trump: we did the best we could

    Van. deaux.Van. deaux.Prieš 5 dienų
  • Well atleast he‘ll be not president anymore on the 20th January next year and a really nice but too old guy named ❤️Joe❤️ can take office ^-^

    Renata BlakeRenata BlakePrieš 5 dienų
  • The democratic run states like NY, who put coronavirus patients in old folks homes are whats to blame for americas death rate. Take out the democrat states and america did fine. Youre all just sniffing your own farts and searching for videos to validate your hate

    Bobby GBobby GPrieš 5 dienų
  • thE US is nOw iN dEEp ABsOLutE sHiT bEcAuSe oF dOnALd tRUmpa neglection tOwArDS tHE sErIOuSnEsS oF cOViD-19

    YA YEETYA YEETPrieš 5 dienų
  • unite Ruplice I week year

    Привіт ОлександрПривіт ОлександрPrieš 5 dienų
  • Oh my god

    Raghav PatilRaghav PatilPrieš 5 dienų
  • From Jan - Mar 2020 , we could call this the Wuhan Virus . Wuhan has no pandemic for several months already . This is now officially an US Virus .......... , thanks to Trump on his leadership in trying to MAGA .

    barrych makbarrych makPrieš 5 dienų
  • Load of crap

    Danny StephDanny StephPrieš 5 dienų
  • So, will America ever build a momentum and send troop to hunt down the man who responsible for the 250k people died from Covid-19 in America?

    Thế Đăng DươngThế Đăng DươngPrieš 5 dienų
  • Thank God he'd lost in last month in us

    Timothy James DongonTimothy James DongonPrieš 5 dienų
  • Can not believe why people voted for Biden they are blind he abuses kids he touch them inappropriately

    Andrew CareyAndrew CareyPrieš 6 dienų
    • @lope 222 I take care of myself I have my OWN home

      Andrew CareyAndrew CareyPrieš 3 val
    • @Andrew Carey i hope whoever is taking care of you is monitoring your phone, i think you're paranoid of coronavirus and i think it's negatively effecting you

      lope 222lope 222Prieš 4 val
    • @lope 222 I'm very healthy I don't need to get tested and I refuse to get tested it is my body my choice you must have covid or something. I'm sure your caregiver took away your phone you don't need.

      Andrew CareyAndrew CareyPrieš 4 val
    • @Andrew Carey i suggest you research what paranoia is before you continue

      lope 222lope 222Prieš 4 val
    • @lope 222 If you worry about me then worry about yourself. I refuse to get tested for covid or get vaccinated.

      Andrew CareyAndrew CareyPrieš 5 val
  • I like this. Please make motion comics all the time. I pray I never get COVID and that it stops spreading and disappears.

    RainStormTornadosRainStormTornadosPrieš 6 dienų
  • You can never blame a global pandemic on the president of one country. Shame on you business insider

    Commander RhinoCommander RhinoPrieš 6 dienų
  • does the narrator's voice just really bother anyone else? it really just made the video unwatchable to me.

    William WaiteWilliam WaitePrieš 6 dienų
  • They hate Donald Trump for not believe the coronavirus, but Joe Biden won the election but we are hoping he make world great again.

    william taowilliam taoPrieš 6 dienų
  • africa handled corona better than the usa

    brian kibetbrian kibetPrieš 6 dienų
  • How the title should have been: How trump almost killed the whole population of America

  • A moment of silence for the nurses and people who lost thier lives 💔💔💔😭

  • 2020 will prolly be a movie one day

    nothing humannothing humanPrieš 6 dienų
  • Trump is really the WORST. PRESIDENT. EVER.

    Maya RayMaya RayPrieš 6 dienų
  • You dumb Democrats hate our country. Have some respect for our great leaders and the military and first responders working hard to help stop this.

    Isaiah HughesIsaiah HughesPrieš 6 dienų
  • funny how republicans always blame democrats for their problems and it’s funny how democrats solve the problems but the republicans say it’s not good enough 😂

    Manuel LaraManuel LaraPrieš 6 dienų
  • Thank god he is no longer president

    Andrew EggsieAndrew EggsiePrieš 7 dienų

    Tony AyalaTony AyalaPrieš 7 dienų
  • “Steve Mnuchin, we must shut down travel! This could be the worst viral catastrophe in over 100 years!” Steve Mnuchin: “that’s insane, that’ll make muh number go down! My whole job is keepin muh numbers up! It’ll blow over, you’re worrying too much!” 9 months later.....

    FrankyTheImmortalFrankyTheImmortalPrieš 7 dienų
  • Nice details on the artist visuals

    sgt capessgt capesPrieš 7 dienų
  • This is like a movie.

    Jose MendozaJose MendozaPrieš 7 dienų
  • How people are still supporting Trump is beyond me.

    Horng Jian BeeHorng Jian BeePrieš 7 dienų
    • I’d lien you to explain with facts why. And I’ll follow up because remember that people have different points of views??? You know... freedom of speech and thought.

      Poochie !Poochie !Prieš 6 dienų
    • @startmirca yes just like the 4 years of Russian collusion, constant bashing’s of trump. And your liberal rallies destroying cities like my home Chicago.

      Poochie !Poochie !Prieš 6 dienų
    • His supporters are so easy to brainwash.

      startmircastartmircaPrieš 6 dienų
  • Australia’s success (specifically Victoria) should have been in this video. Dan Andrew’s despite all the criticism knew what was best and didn’t budge on the decisions he made which in the end definitely saved hundreds if not thousands of lives.

    Good GriefGood GriefPrieš 7 dienų
  • Funny 2k dislikes really blind

    thatoneningenthatoneningenPrieš 7 dienų
  • Yup. This timeline is going to be taught in schools .

    JJDiabloJJDiabloPrieš 7 dienų
  • Trump is gonna be remembered for this in the same way Hitler is remembered for invading Russia in the winter.

    Farizki AfifFarizki AfifPrieš 7 dienų
    • @Blue Trump's gonna be remembered for this just like how Herbert Hoover will be remembered for the Great Depression.

      startmircastartmircaPrieš 6 dienų
    • I wouldn’t say that. I’d say he’s gonna be remembered for being a giant idiot.

      BlueBluePrieš 7 dienų
  • this is really well animated!

    daphniedaphniePrieš 7 dienų
  • I’m sure that if he were to get guillotined for how terrible he handled this his last words would be along the lines of “I was never president and if I was I would be perfect” or something

    Terrible TitoTerrible TitoPrieš 7 dienų
  • This video is spot on. This is America

    Chef PizzaChef PizzaPrieš 7 dienų
  • I had no idea Trump DISBANDED the pandemic team. Like seriously? What was he thinking?

    Abhishek TyagiAbhishek TyagiPrieš 7 dienų
    • Probably because of the election to get people votes who hated lockdown. Then Inserting conspiracy bs to cover his failure. Too desperate to win but he end up losing the election. You know this all true because until now he doesn't concede yet.

      Retro CatRetro CatPrieš 6 dienų
  • people are dying, trump is stupid, if south korea can, why can't the US?

    Carolyn KongCarolyn KongPrieš 7 dienų
  • The covid19 is being shoved into the nostrils. The far left tried to kill Trump, deliberately infecting him with the virus by shoving it into his nostrils. I will never get tested for covid19 and I will not take the the vaccine. Nothing will persuad me to be convinced. Try harder to kill me ✌😊

    Daniel PadillaDaniel PadillaPrieš 8 dienų
    • @Daniel Padilla I understand not taking the vaccine when it first comes out but that fact that u say it spreads the virus is well quite frankly stupid

      Josue NegreteJosue NegretePrieš 7 dienų
    • @Blue I am not joking

      Daniel PadillaDaniel PadillaPrieš 7 dienų
    • @Josue Negrete Yes, never will I take the test nor the vaccine; even if they force it by law.

      Daniel PadillaDaniel PadillaPrieš 7 dienų
    • Please be joking.

      BlueBluePrieš 7 dienų
    • R u serous or is this a joke?

      Josue NegreteJosue NegretePrieš 7 dienų
  • kudos to the artist who drew trump's hair. type of hair likes of which no one has seen/drawn before drawn so accurately

    Neo NomadNeo NomadPrieš 8 dienų
  • I just love the drawings of trump. It truly embodies his stupidity

    Alicorns Are awesomeAlicorns Are awesomePrieš 8 dienų
    • @Chonhei And I have to say that you did a very poor job at changing anyone’s minds and now people who come across will see how badly you did and now might see my side as more understanding and possibly think on changing their minds about trump and communist Biden.

      Poochie !Poochie !Prieš dieną
    • @Chonhei also also your not special, I’ve already trashed 3 others and almost 4 like you who haven’t even made me think much to pretty much trash them.

      Poochie !Poochie !Prieš dieną
    • @Chonhei based on your “great” ideas u allow in Biden to choose over trump ideas that are connected to communism. Let’s go over how many people died from communism to let u think on how great this is!!!! 65 million died in China, 20 million died in Soviet Union, 2million died in Cambodia, 2 million died in North Korea, 1.7 million died in Africa, 1.5 million died in Afghanistan, 1 million died in communist states in Europe, 1 million died in Vietnam, and 150,000 people died in Latin America due to Communism. So how bout you take the almost 100 million people dying from Communism over a measly couple hundred years. How bout u say you give up and start realizing that America the most powerful nation cannot fall under a leader who doesn’t even know what state he is in when he campaigned and shove it right up your ass because people deserve someone who isn’t perfect, but at least does something!!!

      Poochie !Poochie !Prieš dieną
    • @Chonhei they clearly rigged the election no where near the evidence present in the 2016 election, they talked about trashing Republican Party, taking guns away, and defunding the police, and more government control!!!!

      Poochie !Poochie !Prieš dieną
    • @Chonhei because he is showing signs of a dictator ideologies? Are you even remotely aware the the human suffering they caused?

      Poochie !Poochie !Prieš dieną
  • The first case was announced in November of 2019. This is character assassination

    King KoshaKing KoshaPrieš 8 dienų
  • Lock this bumbling fool up.

    HoldenHoldenPrieš 8 dienų
  • Leave it to Moron Republicans to screw things. History will write about the total failure of the Trump Administration and Political Classes will use is the case for not to do.

    Insanis StultitiaInsanis StultitiaPrieš 8 dienų
    • Those aren’t real republicans screwing the country over. I know what a republican is, and these trumpies aren’t them.

      BlueBluePrieš 7 dienų
  • How trump lost control: 1, he didnt have control, he gave it to your governors and UNLIKE a tyrant he didn't use the power for his own benefit, intact he gave the power to the people

    ShadowNinja89522ShadowNinja89522Prieš 8 dienų
    • And the ventilators? And the bills he passed?? And the transportation he closed much sooner than usual and was called a xenophobic???

      Poochie !Poochie !Prieš 6 dienų
  • One ignorant man killed millions. Actions do matter.

    Xiko GalicoXiko GalicoPrieš 8 dienų
    • Yes and he did do action, he made bills, made ventilators, for bashed for being xenophobic but also stopped spread of virus by a lot. You have a lot of baseless facts that make you just on the the many trogaladites out there.

      Poochie !Poochie !Prieš 6 dienų
  • safe to say there's no way a Republican's gonna become president again

    Teag BrohmanTeag BrohmanPrieš 8 dienų
    • Republicans will become president again. Trump isn’t a republican. A lot of republicans I know wish they never voted for him and don’t consider him a republican

      BlueBluePrieš 7 dienų
  • Both the US and the UK handled the pandemic terribly. Not surprisingly, they are the two western powers which have demagogues in power.

    Lucas LisoLucas LisoPrieš 9 dienų
    • @Juice I'm not quite sure. I'm not very familiar with their political situation

      History army productionsHistory army productionsPrieš 7 dienų
    • @History army productions Where would Australia be?

      JuiceJuicePrieš 7 dienų
    • @Yashvardhan Dhinu an example of a left country would be places like Denmark, Germany, France, Ect.

      History army productionsHistory army productionsPrieš 8 dienų
    • @Yashvardhan Dhinu They have far right leaders. Look at left countries. They are the best fairing. They took it seriously, immediately. They have many less cases and many less death. Now look at right wing nations, Brazil, the US, Iran. India is also an example, but a consideration has to be made considering they are not as developed, but their government still must be held accountable.

      History army productionsHistory army productionsPrieš 8 dienų
    • @History army productions what

      Yashvardhan DhinuYashvardhan DhinuPrieš 8 dienų
  • Trump lost the biggest war , America has ever lost the pandemic.More america were lost that vietnam.

    Dre CoolDre CoolPrieš 9 dienų
  • Meanwhile the COVID-19 spread all over the country TRUMP AKA" ORANGE CLOWN " were playing wolf at one of his resorts.

    Martin JuarrzMartin JuarrzPrieš 9 dienų
  • How dare you draw our president with lips...this is highly inaccurate

    ARMYjoy614ARMYjoy614Prieš 9 dienų