The political divide of COVID-19

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Almost since news of the coronavirus pandemic first broke, partisanship became the lens through which many Americans viewed the dangers of the COVID-19 outbreak — taking hand-washing, masks and social distancing seriously, or not. Correspondent Martha Teichner talks with health officials about the public’s response to the coronavirus, and examines how the federal government’s leadership during a health crisis has been marred by the fingerprints of politics and the dynamics of an election calendar.

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