The Young Turks
The Young Turks 2 Mar 2020

New Coronavirus Problem Should HORRIFY You

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The coronavirus is showing how backward the US healthcare system really is. Ana Kasparian and John Iadarola, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comments below.


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Matt Hancock, the Health Secretary, said the government was acting after seeing rates of infection in the region that caused concern.

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