PBS NewsHour

Bankrupt Lebanon contends with pandemic's rising threat

Clip: 07/10/2020 | 7m 35s Video has closed captioning.

Lebanon recorded its highest one-day tally of new coronavirus cases Friday, after easing extended lockdowns. The country, already in economic freefall and suffering under a paralyzed, corrupt and bankrupt government, cannot afford another crisis. But now, hunger and despair are spreading alongside the deadly virus. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports.

Aired: 07/10/20

Rating: NR

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