PBS NewsHour

U.S. Native communities see COVID-19 as existential threat

Clip: 05/25/2020 | 7m 50s Video has closed captioning.

Native communities in the U.S. have suffered disproportionately from COVID-19, with higher rates of infection and death. The Navajo Nation has implemented a series of strict lockdown measures in an effort to protect its population, but health care facilities have still been overwhelmed. In fact, tribes across the country see the pandemic as representing an existential threat. Stephanie Sy reports.

Aired: 05/25/20

Rating: NR

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