Trump Says U.S. ‘Very Ready’ for Virus; Pence to Lead Response

President Donald Trump declared that the U.S. is “very, very ready” for whatever the coronavirus threat brings, and he put his vice president in charge of overseeing the nation's response.

  • Published 26 February 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the U.S. is "very, very ready" for whatever the coronavirus threat brings, and he put his vice president in charge of overseeing the nation's response. Trump sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S., saying, "I don't think it's inevitable." But standing next to him at a White House news conference were health authorities who reiterated that Americans need to get ready… Read at AP News