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Politics Pence says risk to Americans from coronavirus remains low

01:15  03 march  2020
01:15  03 march  2020 Source:   reuters.com

HHS Secretary Alexander Azar: 'I'm still chairman of the task force' on coronavirus

  HHS Secretary Alexander Azar: 'I'm still chairman of the task force' on coronavirus Health and Human Services Secretary Alexander Azar stressed that he was still in charge of the task force addressing the novel coronavirus following President Donald Trump's announcement that Vice President Mike Pence would lead US efforts to battle the outbreak. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); "I'm still chairman of the task force," Azar said Wednesday, as a White House news briefing on the coronavirus concluded and Trump and Pence looked on.

on Saturday, President Donald Trump said the risk to Americans from coronavirus remains low and that he would meet with pharmaceutical companies Trump and Vice President Mike Pence also announced new travel restrictions to combat the virus, which has infected more than 84,000 people

The risk to the American public from the new coronavirus remains low , U.S. officials said on Saturday after the country’s first death from COVID-19. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence also said that risk to the public remains low at this time. “Additional cases in the United

WASHINGTON, March 2 (Reuters) - Vice President Mike Pence said on Monday the risk to Americans from coronavirus remains low, after authorities in Washington state announced the deaths of four more people, raising the U.S. death toll to six.

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence gives a news briefing about the coronavirus with members of the White House coronavirus task force at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 2, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis © Reuters U.S. Vice President Mike Pence gives a news briefing about the coronavirus with members of the White House coronavirus task force at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 2, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis

Speaking at a White House briefing, Pence also said that within the next 12 hours, airports across South Korea and Italy, two countries hard hit by the coronavirus outbreak, will conduct screenings of all passengers for the virus. (Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Mike Pence says he doesn't know if Trump has been tested for coronavirus .
Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that he does not know whether President Donald Trump had been tested for the novel coronavirus, even though Trump has been in close physical contact with members of Congress who recently opted to self-quarantine due to their proximity to someone with the virus. © SAUL LOEB/AFP/AFP via Getty Images US President Donald Trump listens as Vice President Mike Pence speaks about the coronavirus alongside members of the Coronavirus Task Force in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, March 9, 2020.

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