Bretibart: Nancy Pelosi Dismissed Coronavirus Threat in February Chinatown Visit: ‘Everything Is Fine Here’.
ABC News: Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO after 1st person-to-person US case reported.KPIX documented Pelosi’s February 24 visit to a fortune cookie factory and retailers:
“[Pelosi] has been going around to show that it is perfectly safe to be here,” Makovec said.
Pelosi said to reporters as her entourage packed the sidewalk. “We want to be careful about how we deal with it, be we do want to say to people, ‘Come to Chinatown. Here we are. We’re careful, safe. Come join us.'”
By Erin SchumakerCBS News: CDC confirms first case of coronavirus in the United States.
January 30, 2020
The World Health Organization declared coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern at a news conference Thursday in Geneva.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the United States.NBC News: NBC Rep. Velazquez has presumed COVID-19 infection, was near Pelosi.
On January 17, the CDC and the Department of Homeland Security's Customs and Border Protection implemented "enhanced health screenings" at the three U.S. airports that receive most of the travelers from Wuhan: San Francisco (SFO), New York (JFK), and Los Angeles (LAX) airports.
"We expect additional cases in the US," [said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases].
First published on January 21, 2020 / 2:56 PM
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY] said Monday that she's been "diagnosed with presumed coronavirus infection," three days after she spoke on the House floor and stood near 80-year-old House Speaker Nancy Pelosi during the signing of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus stimulus bill.-
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