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Trump says US ‘very, very ready’ to handle coronavirus as outbreak grows

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Published on February 27, 2020 - Duration: 00:40s

Trump says US ‘very, very ready’ to handle coronavirus as outbreak grows

US President Donald Trump has said the country is “very, very ready” to handle the coronavirus outbreak as a new case was confirmed in the country.

The American leader said he had put Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the domestic response to the virus known as Covid-19 which he insisted would not necessarily become a pandemic.

“This will end,” Mr Trump said of the outbreak at a White House news conference.

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