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'New Phase' Of Pandemic As COVID-19 Cases Expand In Rural Areas

Dr. Deborah Birx of the White House Coronavirus Task Force says the U.S. has reached a new phase of the pandemic where cases are widespread in both rural and urban areas.

Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson gets an update on where cases are growing with Eric Whitney, NPR bureau chief for the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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