CDC preparing for a coronavirus pandemic, says Seattle Public Health official

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Out of Seattle king county public health says the CDC is preparing as if coronavirus will be the next pandemic Dr Jeff Duchin says his department's resources are being stretched thin on it's all hands on deck for using epidemiologists from all across the department all the way from their normal activities to help with this response we have volunteers coming and physicians and epidemiologist we don't know how long you know these people can commit but we're taking on all the help we can get says they're keeping an eye on two hundred and fifty people who had been to China travel through sea tac airport none of them have any symptoms are being asked to self monitor for fourteen days and report any illnesses right

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