States race to stop virus, as official warns of worse ahead

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MARINA VILLENEUVE and OLGA R. RODRIGUEZ Associated Press Governors and other leaders scrambling to slow the spread of the coronavirus stepped up bans on large public gatherings and a rapidly expanding list of universities moved classes online, as the U.S. government's top infectious-disease expert Wednesday warned that the worst is yet to come. With cases in the U.S. now topping 1,000 and the number of deaths climbing to 31, lawmakers and health officials set up containment zones and sought to limit contact with those who might be infected. "I can say we will see more cases and things will get worse than they are right now," Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allegy and Infectious Diseases, said on Capitol Hill. As for how much worse, Fauci said that would depen
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