Vice President Mike Pence visited 3M headquarters in Minnesota this afternoon amid growing concerns about coronavirus. 3M manufactures face masks which have been in high demand since the spread of the virus. Pence said 3M is…

“Is one more example of an American company that is stepping forward to respond to the coronovirus here in the United States.”

Pence says he and Governor Walz have talked about ways to ensure that the broadest range of their respiratory masks can be made available for patients and healthcare workers moving forward. So far, no cases have been confirmed in Minnesota.