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NY has nearly 800 deaths in a day, but infection rate slows

Clip: 04/08/2020 | 4m 11s Video has closed captioning.

The human cost of the novel coronavirus pandemic is still rising worldwide, but infections may be leveling off in Italy, Spain and New York, which lost nearly 800 people to the disease Tuesday. U.S. officials at both the state and federal levels are urging people to remain vigilant about social distancing even as its adoption appears to be flattening the curve of new cases. John Yang reports.

Aired: 04/08/20

Rating: NR

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