PBS NewsHour

Top Mississippi health official recommends virtual school

Clip: 08/06/2020 | 5m 25s Video has closed captioning.

Mississippi is a coronavirus hot spot, with confirmed cases per 100,000 residents and positive test rates among the highest in the U.S. The state is seeing increased hospitalizations and deaths, too, at a time when schools are beginning the academic year. William Brangham talks to Dr. Thomas Dobbs, Mississippi’s state health officer, about high levels of community spread and how to reduce them.

Aired: 08/06/20

Rating: NR

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