Also on Wednesday, President Trump announced that Vice President Mike Pence would coordinate the government’s response to the virus. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan today asked all of the country’s schools to close for a month to help contain the spread of the virus. Related: Senator Elizabeth Warren said money for building a wall on the southwestern border should be diverted to contain the virus. Other Democratic presidential candidates also questioned the Trump administration’s response to the threat. If the outbreak worsens, they have only unappealing options.
Source: New York Times February 27, 2020 10:37 UTC