PressBee - Russia Today :
US President Donald Trump brushed off concerns about COVID-19 coronavirus spreading in the US, saying the containment measures so far have been very effective but that his government is also fully prepared if they fail.
Holding a press conference at the White House on Wednesday evening, shortly after returning from India, Trump told Americans not to panic and argued that the measures he ordered undertaken – including travel restrictions on China, where the virus originated – have successfully kept the US safe.
He put Vice President Mike Pence in charge of coordinating the government’s response to the coronavirus, designated COVID-19 by
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