Coronavirus: White House Calls For Two-Week Quarantine For All Leaving New York

Date: 2020-03-24 22:43:59


The White House advised anyone who has been in New York to self-quarantine for 14 days to stop the spread of the coronavirus, which has become widespread in the city. #Coronavirus

“You may have been exposed before you left New York,” Deborah Birx, the State Department doctor who is advising Vice President Mike Pence, said at a White House news conference on Tuesday. “Everybody who was in New York should be self-quarantining for the next 14 days to ensure that the virus doesn’t spread to others.”

Dr. Anthony Fauci also issued a warning to people leaving New York City because of coronavirus for places like Long Island and Florida: “About one per thousand of these individuals are infected.”

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