Amanda Macias covers national security, foreign policy, and the titans of the U.S. defense industry. She joined CNBC’s Washington bureau in 2018 and is based in the Pentagon. Amanda studied Broadcast Journalism and Finance at the University of Missouri. She is a Knight-Bagehot Fellow in Economics and Business Journalism at Columbia University.
Mutant Coronavirus Strain Reaches the U.S. 🦠😷
On Tuesday, the first known U.S. case of the new coronavirus variant was confirmed to have infected a Colorado man in his 20’s with no history of recent travel and no close contact with anyone infected.