In a double tweet this morning, Trump announced he will hold a news conference at 6pmET to put the American people straight.,
"I will be having a News Conference at the White House, on this subject, today at 6:00 P.M. CDC representatives, and others, will be there. Thank you!"
The reason for his sudden need to address the public (aside from the 2000 points drop in the Dow) is that
"Low Ratings Fake News MSDNC (Comcast) & CNN are doing everything possible to make the Caronavirus look as bad as possible, including panicking markets, if possible. "