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A Donald Trump tweet from 2014 complaining about quarantines ending too early during the Ebola pandemic has come back to haunt the president.

In the past few weeks, as more and more people have grown restless due to quarantine regulations and taken to the streets to protest, Trump has decided to join this movement and encourage state's to 'liberate' their citizens, while also attacking governors who continue to impose the lock down rules.

However, just seven years ago, it was a very different story for Trump who was nowhere near the White House and still a reality TV star spouting nonsense on Twitter.

During the Ebola scare, which killed more than 11,000 people across the world from 2013 to 2016, Trump was fairly vocal about imposing safety sanctions and preserving everyone's health.

Healthcare workers from New York and New Jersey who had treated those with Ebola, were ordered to stay at home to prevent spreading the disease.

At the time, Trump thought this was a great idea and condemned governors who weren't doing the same. On 28 October 2014, he tweeted:

Now that Trump wants to reopen the US in the middle of a much more widespread pandemic and has already announced the plans on how he intends to do so, this tweet, like so many of his, has aged very badly.

At the time of writing, according to the CDC, a probably 44,575 people have been killed by coronavirus in the United States. When Trump wrote that tweet just two Americans had been killed by Ebola.

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