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CGTN America 19 Oct 2020

Dr. Georges Benjamin on COVID-19 cases surging in the U.S

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CGTN's Roee Ruttenberg and Dr.Georges Benjamin, the Executive Director of the American Public Health Association, discuss COVID-19 cases spiking in the U.S.


CGTN's Roee Ruttenberg and Dr. Georges Benjamin discuss the number of COVID-19 infections spiking across the U.S.
COVID-19 is surging across the country, with the U.S. recording another one million new confirmed cases in just the past week. As the virus shows no signs of slowing down and the economic toll deepens, President Trump spent Sunday playing golf for the second straight weekend. CBS News White House correspondent Weijia Jiang joined "CBSN AM" with the latest.
Ontario recorded more than 1,000 new cases of COVID-19 for the first time on Sunday. Infectious disease specialist Dr. Isaac Bogoch says the province's seven-day average of case counts is 'moving in the wrong direction.'

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A record-breaking 150,000 COVID-19 cases were reported in the U.S. in just one day on Thursday, and that increase is straining hospitals' resources. CBS News correspondent David Begnaud reports from Harwood Heights, Illinois, outside Chicago, and Dr. Bob Lahita joined CBSN to discuss the safety measures being taken across the country and how to have a safe Thanksgiving celebration.

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