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Husted Responds to Criticism of ‘Wuhan Virus’ Tweet

He failed to delete the tweet or apologize for its tone

Ohio Lt. Gov. Jon Husted is responding after being roundly criticized for using the term, "Wuhan Virus," in a recent tweet.

"So it appears it was the Wuhan Virus after all?" Husted tweeted Friday in response to an Axios story titled, "Ex-CDC director says he believes coronavirus originated in Wuhan lab."

Former CDC Director Robert Redfield appeared to parrot former President Donald Trump, who was fond of calling the malady the "China Virus" or "Wuhan Virus," instead of the less incendiary "COVID-19" or "coronavirus."

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