Trump says coronavirus risk in U.S. is low; CDC confirms first case of unknown origin
President Donald Trump told Americans on Wednesday that the risk from coronavirus remained "very low," and placed Vice President Mike Pence in charge of the U.S. response to the looming global health crisis. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
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