Trump Says Atlanta Visit Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns At CDC

US President Donald Trump accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar presents the signed Congressional funding bill for coronavirus response at the White House in Washington

US President Donald Trump accompanied by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar presents the signed Congressional funding bill for coronavirus response at the White House in Washington

Trump had planned a Friday stop at the agency, which is working with state and local officials to help combat the spread of the coronavirus.

"The funding, which the president requested, will accelerate development of a vaccine and assist with response efforts", Deere said on Twitter.

President Donald Trump's trip to the Centers for Disease Control, which was scuttled Friday because of unfounded fears that someone there had contracted the coronavirus, is back on.

According to The Hill news website, White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham shared the information with reporters aboard Air Force One.

But on Wednesday night, President Trump said he had a "hunch" the number was actually much lower.

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Trump said the person has since tested negative for the new virus.

The president confirmed that the individual has "tested negative" for the virus and added: "So I may be going".

The big picture: The visit is planned to take place between Trump's stops in Nashville, Tenn., where he will tour tornado damage and visit victims, and Florida, where he'll spend the weekend at Mar-a-Lago. "We may be going".

There are more than 200 cases of the virus in the US and 14 people have died, a lot of them in King County, Washington, according to Johns Hopkins University. The legislation passed overwhelmingly in both the House of Representatives and the Senate in a rare show of bipartisanship in a very polarized Congress.

The WHO, which declared the outbreak an worldwide health emergency, recently updated the global risk level to very high.

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