Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Declares State Of Emergency

According to the CDC, the US currently has 60 confirmed Covid-19 cases, many unrelated to travel to affected areas.

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Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Declares State Of Emergency

San Francisco Mayor London Breed declared a state of emergency for the city on Tuesday.

“The global picture is changing rapidly, and we need to step-up preparedness,” Breed said in a statement. “We see the virus spreading in new parts of the world every day, and we are taking the necessary steps to protect San Franciscans from harm.”

The city of San Francisco will now have the authority and resources to “expedite emergency planning measures and boost the ability to deploy a rapid response to a potential coronavirus case.”

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned that Americans should “prepare for the expectation that this might be bad.”

“It’s not so much of a question of if this will happen in this country any more but a question of when this will happen,” said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the…

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15 thoughts on “Coronavirus Update: San Francisco Declares State Of Emergency

  1. Good article, barovsky. I don’t know why people have been promoting the masks. They are useless. Apparently Russia takes the coronavirus serious – they have closed their border with China. They also have no reported cases as yet – whatever that means.


    • I think his comment makes sense:

      At this stage, he said, the Covid-2019 is dispersing slower than it was, and its outbreak is likely to end in a year, according to Lvov. The virus hasn’t yet adapted to the human population, which is called “meeting of strangers,” and its chances of becoming a human-borne disease are “slim.”

      At any rate, “it will return to bats and will pop up again in ten or twenty years, maybe in China, maybe in Russia,” he predicted.


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