PBS NewsHour

New COVID-19 model shows why early action matters

Clip: 05/21/2020 | 5m 15s Video has closed captioning.

A newly released analysis of coronavirus' spread in the U.S. suggests a haunting hypothetical: that if social distancing and stay-at-home orders had been implemented only a week earlier, more than 30,000 lives might have been saved. But that alternate scenario relies upon computer-based modeling that has its limitations. Miles O’Brien joins Judy Woodruff to discuss how this data can be useful.

Aired: 05/21/20

Rating: NR

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