Not a Test: Why COVID-19 Cases Could Spike

Not a Test: Why COVID-19 Cases Could Spike

Skimm This - March 2, 2020 - 11:59

At least six people in the state of Washington have died from COVID-19. As the US government ramps up testing efforts, experts warn to expect a big jump in confirmed cases as results start coming in. Meanwhile: over the weekend, former VP Joe Biden scored a major win in the South Carolina primary -- thanks in part to a big endorsement. Also on the show: Israel heads to polls for the third time in less than a year, and this time around there are a lot more complications.

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