PBS NewsHour

Trump defends virus response, announces new measures

Clip: 02/26/2020 | 11m 16s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump has faced criticism for his response to the global outbreak of novel coronavirus. On Wednesday, he held a briefing about how the federal government is mobilizing in case the illness spreads widely within the U.S. Yamiche Alcindor and Dr. Thomas Frieden, former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, join Amna Nawaz to discuss funding and preparation measures.

Aired: 02/26/20

Rating: NR

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