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Quick Hits: Today’s Top Stories
The CDC is warning that the U.S. should brace for the likelihood of China’s coronavirus beginning to spread through America, with one official saying yesterday that “It’s not so much of a question of if this will happen anymore, but rather more of a question of exactly when this will happen.”
Meanwhile, the Trump administration continues to insist the prognosis is good: “We have contained this,” National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said. “I won’t say airtight, but pretty close to airtight.”
Olympics officials are warning that the 2020 summer games could be imperiled if the coronavirus is not brought under control in the next three months.