PBS NewsHour

Middle East's fragile health care systems brace for COVID-19

Clip: 04/06/2020 | 6m 54s Video has closed captioning.

The number of coronavirus cases in the Middle East has risen to nearly 60,000, doubling in a single week. Governments in the region are scrambling to try to prevent the virus' spread, knowing that their fragile health care systems stand little chance against a disease that has overwhelmed the world's most medically advanced countries. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports from Beirut.

Aired: 04/06/20

Rating: NR

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