CDC Coronavirus Warning: ‘We expect we will see community spread in this country’

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Federal health officials said they expect a wider spread of coronavirus in the U.S. and preparations are underway for a possible pandemic.

During a CDC telebriefing Tuesday, Dr. Nancy Messonnier had a warning about the coronavirus.

“Ultimately, we expect we will see community spread in this country.” She added, “It’s not so much a question of if this will happen anymore, but rather more a question of exactly when this will happen …”

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