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Europe's Coronavirus Surge

As coronavirus surges in parts of the United States, Europe is also responding to spikes in infections in several countries.

Spain announced a state of emergency to tamp down surging virus cases. In France, COVID-19 patients now occupy more than half of the country's intensive care units. And Italy is taking new steps to close some businesses.

Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd speaks with the BBC's Guy Hedgecoe in Madrid.

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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