2020-02-28 11:55:52

Doctors Without Borders: Cheap Coronavirus Diagnostic Kits Needed in War-Torn Areas & Refugee Camps

Across the U.S., officials report a severe shortage of test kits for coronavirus. New York officials say they’re preparing their own kits, after kits distributed by the Centers for Disease Control failed validation tests.

Meanwhile, new cases of coronavirus continue to spring up worldwide, with Nigeria reporting its first case and one of Iran’s vice presidents testing positive.

Democracy Now! discusses how MSF USA, or Doctors Without Borders USA, is responding to coronavirus, with the organization’s executive director, Avril Benoît.

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