Like most places today, the Coronavirus is dominating a lot of the talk on Capitol Hill. As it has become clear that China’s efforts to contain the virus have failed, and there have now been deaths in the U.S., concern has grown about a possible outbreak here at home.

We’ve seen that concern directly with what has happened on Wall Street with the markets.

With all this news, and the almost non-stop coverage in the media, it would be easy to become panicked.

But instead of panic, it’s better to be prepared and informed.

Last week, President Trump appointed Vice President Mike Pence to head up the federal government’s efforts to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus here in the United States.

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