President Trump says US is ‘very ready’ for coronavirus as he appoints Mike Pence to tackle outbreak

President Donald Trump has said the US is ready for an outbreak of coronavirus, but added that he does not think the spread of the disease is inevitable.

The President defended his decision to close the US border to people coming in from infected areas and said he attributes that decision to the reason so few are infected in the US.

Ahead of a possible outbreak, the President appointed Vice Secretary Mike Pence to head the response.

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