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Matter of Fact with Soledad O’brien: Reopening the country

Millions of Americans have now filed for unemployment for the fifth week in a row as thousands of businesses have been forced to close their doors amid the coronavirus pandemic. Now, some governors are beginning to reopen parts of their states in an effort to mitigate some of the financial fallout. Yet, infectious disease experts are warning both President Trump and state leaders to take it slow. Soledad O’Brien speaks to Dr. Tom Frieden, President/CEO of Resolve to Save Lives and the former Director of the CDC.

Rendering of the 2019-nCoV virion. Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/REUTERS

Matter of Fact April 25, 2020

Millions of Americans have now filed for unemployment for the fifth week in a row as thousands of businesses have been forced to close their doors amid the coronavirus pandemic. Now, some governors are beginning to reopen parts of their states in an effort to mitigate some of the financial fallout. Yet, infectious disease experts are warning both President Trump and state leaders to take it slow. Soledad O’Brien speaks to Dr. Tom Frieden, President/CEO of Resolve to Save Lives and the former Director of the CDC.

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