July 5, 2022

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Despite Trump’s characterization, coronavirus is not in U.S. ‘rearview mirror’

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Despite Trump's characterization, coronavirus is not in U.S. 'rearview mirror'

In accepting his party’s nomination on the final night of the Republican National Convention, President Trump characterized the United States’ response to the coronavirus pandemic as a success that saved American lives. But the metrics he referenced create an inaccurate impression. William Brangham joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how the U.S. response compares to that of its peer nations.

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