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Voice of America 20 Oct 2020

In US Presidential Campaign Coronavirus Displaces Traditional Ideological Issues

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Trump's pandemic response has become a highly partisan issue that could decide the election #election2020


It's hard to overstate the importance of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in this US presidential election. President Donald Trump has come under fire for his handling of the situation nationally and the US continues to top the list of countries with the most cases. Minority populations, especially African-Americans and Hispanics, have been particularly hard hit. The state of Florida has seen one of the biggest surges in Covid-19 in the country. FRANCE 24's reporters went there to see how locals feel about the virus and healthcare in general going into this election.
It's hard to overstate the importance of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in this US presidential election. President Donald Trump has come under fire for his handling of the situation nationally and the US continues to top the list of countries with the most cases. Minority populations, especially African-Americans and Hispanics, have been particularly hard hit.

The state of Florida has seen one of the biggest surges in Covid-19 in the country. FRANCE 24's reporters went there to see how locals feel about the virus and healthcare in general going into this election.
It's hard to overstate the importance of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in this US presidential election. President Donald Trump has come under fire for his handling of the situation nationally and the US continues to top the list of countries with the most cases. Minority populations, especially African-Americans and Hispanics, have been particularly hard hit. The state of Florida has seen one of the biggest surges in Covid-19 in the country. FRANCE 24's reporters went there to see how locals feel about the virus and healthcare in general going into this election.
The death toll from the coronavirus illness COVID-19 climbed toward 230 000 in the USA, in early November. A main topic in the presidential campaign.

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