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The United States President declared a national state of emergency Friday, March 13 in response to the covid-19 pandemic. Coupled with the Stafford act and a national public health emergency, the United States government is trying to contain and slow the spread of covid-19. The last enactment of a national state of emergency for public health was under Obama in October 2009 for the H1N1 Influenza Pandemic.