President Donald Trump addressed the nation from the Oval Office on the Wuhan coronavirus.

The U.S. Capitol suspended tours. Washington, D.C. declared a state emergency. The NCAA announced that the tournament will go on without spectators. The Houston rodeo closed down. The Seattle Mariners will not begin the season at home.

America has over 1,000 cases of the Wuhan coronavirus.

From Fox News:

President Trump signed a memorandum directing his cabinet to make general-use face masks available to health care workers, while the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a letter on an authorization to make available millions of general-use respirators to health care workers.

“President Trump is focused on the health of the American people, and so his administration has taken action to provide protection to manufacturers that will enable production of millions of additional masks for our healthcare providers,” the White House said in a statement.

Trump also told reporters that officials “had been discussing ‘various forms’ of economic stimulus to counteract the effects of the outbreak.” He did not provide any hints or details about his speech tonight.

Trump sent out these tweets today:

 

 
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