The New York Times Coronavirus Live Updates: “For the U.S., it’s not if but when, federal officials say. Americans should brace for the likelihood that the coronavirus will spread to communities in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned Tuesday. “It’s not so much of a question of if this will happen in this country anymore but a question of when this will happen,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases….But health officials were not so reassuring. Dr. Messonnier said that public health officials have no idea whether the spread of the disease to the United States would be mild or severe, but that Americans should be ready for a significant disruption to their daily lives… As outbreaks grow and spread in Asia, Europe and the Middle East, U.S. officials warn Americans to brace for their own. Right Now – The yield on 10-year Treasury notes fell to a record low, and U.S. stocks dropped 3 percent. Here’s what you need to know…”
- For the U.S., it’s not if but when, federal officials say.
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- Stock market continues decline for a second day.
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- Virus’s spread waning in China, but threatening to balloon in the Middle East and Europe.