Published: 03/02/2020

Dr. Yvonne Maldonado, chief of infectious disease, professor of pediatrics at Stanford University, discusses the latest developments and answers questions on KQED.

California has no plans to declare a state of emergency for the novel coronavirus, and the risk to the public remains low. That was according to Governor Gavin Newsom, whose remarks Thursday came a day after a Solano County woman became the first to contract the virus from an unknown source. But across the state, residents, businesses and hospitals are bracing for the worst.