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San Francisco declares coronavirus emergency ahead of possible outbreak
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San Francisco mayor, London Breed declared a local emergency Tuesday amidst a potential coronavirus outbreak in the area, even though the city has no reported cases of the virus.
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“Although there are still zero confirmed cases in San Francisco residents, the global picture is changing rapidly, and we need to step-up preparedness,” said Mayor Breed in a statement. “We see the virus spreading in new parts of the world every day, and we are taking the necessary steps to protect San Franciscans from harm.”