ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 29, 2020
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(Kirkland, Washington: Adrienne Bankert) The first death in the US from the coronavirus in Washington state featured; details given about the victims in the Washington cases & "community spread"; US case statistics cited. [Washington Governor Jay INSLEE%- comments on more cases.] [Today, President TRUMP - comments on the death & that there is no reason to panic.] [NIAID dir. Dr. Anthony FAUCI - comments.] [OFFICIAL - talks about school closings.] The CDC help in Washington state discussed.
(Studio: Tom Llamas) Report introduced.
(Newark airport: Stephanie Ramos) The travel advisory for Americans not to travel to Italy & South Korea due to the coronavirus & the cancellation of overseas college programs reviewed; details given about the health of Pope Francis. [At press conference, Vice President Mike PENCE, HHS Secretary Alex AZAR - comment on travel restrictions.] The travel ban to & from Iran discussed.
(Studio: Tom Llamas; Boston: Jennifer Ashton) The lack of screening of those coming into the US & the issue of patient care for those returning from key countries discussed.
(Studio: Tom Llamas) The appearance by Azar on "This Week" tomorrow noted.
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