Nancy Messonnier, a top US health official, says a community spread of coronavirus in the United States is now inevitable. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: US outbreak now inevitable, leading American health official warns

  • ‘It is not so much a question of if, but when,’ says Nancy Messonnier of the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention
  • ‘Data over the last week has raised our expectation that we are going to have community spread here,’ she says
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Nancy Messonnier, a top US health official, says a community spread of coronavirus in the United States is now inevitable. Photo: Reuters
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