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As Russia closes borders, how widespread is COVID-19 there?

Clip: 03/25/2020 | 5m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

Russian cases of COVID-19 have been low until now, according to the country’s government. But there are serious doubts about the veracity of those numbers, especially in Moscow -- Europe’s largest city. For a population accustomed to packing tightly into churches, the concept of social distancing has not yet taken hold. Special correspondent Lucy Taylor reports.

Aired: 03/25/20

Rating: NR

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