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U.S. Continues To Lead In Number Of Coronavirus Cases

The United States continues to lead the world in the number of coronavirus cases. Dr. Deborah Birx, who leads the White House response team, says she’s looking at a series of small epidemics across the country.

At the same time, some countries are easing lockdown restrictions. Host Jeremy Hobson speaks to NPR global health and development correspondent Jason Beaubien (@jasonbnpr), who’s tracking COVID-19 globally.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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