FDA sending out 15K coronavirus testing kits

Coronavirus Watch

(WEHT) The federal government is prepared to fight the coronavirus.

Vice President Mike Pence calls it “an all hands on deck effort.” He says more than 15,000 testing kits are out and that the FDA passed a testing regiment that state and local officials can use.

On Sunday, President Trump announced there are new screening procedures for the disease. He also tweeted that people who are traveling from high-risk countries will be screened for coronavirus once they arrive in the U.S.

There are now two coronavirus-related deaths in the U.S.

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(This story was originally published on March 2, 2020)

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