U.S. expert: Encouraging people to go back to work is trouble

The coronavirus outbreak has affected the U.S. economy. 

U.S. President Donald Trump said that he wanted to reopen the U.S. economy around April 12th. "We’re going to be opening relatively soon... I would love to have the country opened up and just raring to go by Easter," Trump said. 

CGTN spoke to Jon Epstein, Epidemiologist at EcoHealth Alliance about whether the U.S. should resume work in the short term and the impact of the coronavirus in the U.S.