Divided States
Divided States
Apr 10, 2020
Life, death, and hunger in COVID-19 America
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The coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc across the United States.

Cordelia Lynch and Emily Purser present an eyewitness report from inside one Brooklyn hospital where they are struggling to cope with the amount of patients., and report from one morgue where workers are now Facetiming victims' families so they can say one final goodbye. 

But is there also some hope coming out of America's epicentre, New York, with signs that social distancing is working and the curve is flattening. 

In the nation's capital Washington DC, Amanda Walker explains why President Trump has attacked the World Health Organisation and threatened to withhold their funding, and why he continues to encourage Americans to take the untested drug hydroxycholoroquine.

And you may be forgiven for forgetting that we are in an election year but we are. Bernie Sanders, the democratic socialist, has dropped out of the Democratic race for president, leaving Joe Biden, President Obama's vice-president, as the party's presumptive nominee to take on Donald Trump this November. 
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