He is certainly helping it along by ridiculous claims
Statement coronavirus preparation is in place and everything under control: truth there has been the first case in the US unrelated to foreign travel. So it’s going to spread within the US
Calming Statement on day 2 after 2 X 1,000 point falls in stock market: result next day 1,200 point fall
Trying to blame the Democrats for exacerbating the fall!!!
Statement there will be a vaccine soon: truth from the CDC a minimum of 8 months before trials and 18 months before widespread deployment. Is that “soon”? Medically yes, but nothing remotely what people think of as soon.
Requiring that all medical information be vetted and approved by Mike Pence!!!
May 2018 disbanded the US pandemic response team to “save money”
Is he causing it? No.
Is he doing the best job to stop is? No
Is he making it worse? I know my opinion, you decide.