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Vice-President Pence to be Trump’s coronavirus czar

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTrump puts Pence in charge of coronavirus responseUS President Trump has appointed his Vice-President Mike Pence to coordinate the government response to the coronavirus outbreak.Both men told a White House news conference that the risk to the American people remained very low.The announcement came as new cases…

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Media captionTrump puts Pence in charge of coronavirus responseUS President Trump has appointed his Vice-President Mike Pence to coordinate the government response to the coronavirus outbreak.Both men told a White House news conference that the risk to the American people remained very low.The announcement came as new cases of Covid-19, the infection caused by the Wuhan coronavirus, continue to spread at a rapid pace around the world.Sixty cases have so far been reported in the US.Minutes after the White House news conference, the authorities confirmed another US case of Covid-19.Addressing the press, Mr Trump expressed confidence that the US would be able to handle coronavirus.”We’re very, very ready for this,” Mr Trump said. Researchers were “rapidly developing” a vaccine, he said.

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