Scientists question White House measures to limit spread of coronavirus

The risk of contracting the virus in the United States is still low

woman wearing face mask in New York

Seven cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the United States. While none was in New York, concern about the virus led some people in the city to wear protective face masks on January 30. 

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