Wisconsin Health Official Says Her State Is A 'Dangerous Place' As COVID-19 Cases Rise

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Wisconsin's Health Services Secretary called Wisconsin a "dangerous place" as a surge in COVID-19 cases continues. On Wednesday, the state reported more than 2,300 new cases and 16 deaths. That's up from 870 daily cases a month ago.

Among the state's responses is a plan to open a field hospital next week at the state fairgrounds outside Milwaukee. Host Tonya Mosley talks to Nasia Safdar, the head of Infection Control at the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

This segment aired on October 8, 2020.


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