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How COVID-19 Is Revealing Vulnerabilities In Global Public Health05:54
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Health officials in California say a new case of COVID-19 could be the first American transmission of the disease not connected to travel abroad.

On Wednesday, President Trump said his administration has had "tremendous success" responding to the spread of the novel coronavirus, but experts say the epidemic has exposed vulnerabilities in the global public health system.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with J. Stephen Morrison (@MorrisonCSIS), senior vice president at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and director of its Global Health Policy Center.

This segment aired on February 27, 2020.

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