WATCH LIVE: White House coronavirus task force gives update March 17

The White House’s coronavirus task force is scheduled to hold a news conference at 11:30 a.m.

President Donald Trump has urged all older Americans to stay home and everyone to avoid crowds and eating out at restaurants. The president acknowledged that the pandemic may send the economy into a recession and suggested that the nation may be dealing with the virus until “July or August.”

Watch a livestream of the event below, or listen to an audio feed.

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