In Iran, government distrust rises amid deadly outbreak of novel coronavirus

In Iran, government distrust rises amid deadly outbreak of novel coronavirus

JUDY WOODRUFF: As the coronavirus spreads globally, few places have been as hard-hit as Iran. Twenty-three members of the Parliament are sick. The director of emergency services is infected. And a third Iranian government official died from the virus today. Special correspondent Reza Sayah tells us from Tehran how the country is handling it, and […]

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Why Washington health officials fear novel coronavirus may have been quietly spreading

Why Washington health officials fear novel coronavirus may have been quietly spreading

JUDY WOODRUFF: The toll from the coronavirus is edging up tonight across the United States. So far, there are six known deaths, all in Washington state, but there are fears the virus is considerably more widespread than previously known. Lisa Desjardins begins our coverage LISA DESJARDINS: In the greater Seattle area, health officials now question […]

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How U.S. health officials are responding to threat of novel coronavirus

How U.S. health officials are responding to threat of novel coronavirus

JUDY WOODRUFF: Governments around the world are ramping up their response to the viral outbreak that’s emerged from China, and they’re increasingly tightening access to the country. The U.S. government has declared its own public health emergency. Just a handful of American airports can now accept flights from China. And the first federally mandated quarantine […]

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