Gasps of horror greet Larry Kudlow's placement on coronavirus team: 'Might as well inject the virus into our veins'
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Vice President Mike Pence announced on Thursday that he was placing Trump economic adviser Larry Kudlow on his task force to respond to the coronavirus epidemic.

Given that Kudlow falsely claimed just two days ago that the virus had been "contained" in the United States, and given that he is a butt of jokes thanks to his literal decades of failed economic predictions, the Trump adviser's presence on a crucial public health task force drew a horrified reaction from Twitter users.

Check out some reactions below.