Yesterday, it was reported that the White House is readying an urgent budget request to address the coronavirus outbreak.
Part of that money is needed to reimburse the Pentagon, which is housing quarantined evacuees from China, at military bases here in California.
Meanwhile, the World Health Organization has declined to declare the outbreak a pandemic, but said that it has “pandemic potential.”
We get the latest and what it means for us in Southern California.
With files from the Associated Press.
With guest host John Rabe
Barbara Ferrer, director of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health