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A 'risk-based decision' about protesting during a pandemic

Clip: 06/08/2020 | 6m 20s Video has closed captioning.

Nationwide protests against police violence toward black Americans have raised concerns about the potential spread of coronavirus. If people are not social distancing and are gathering in the thousands, are they exposing themselves to greater risk for COVID-19? And how should that risk be weighed? Lisa Desjardins talks to Dr. Georges Benjamin of the American Public Health Association.

Aired: 06/08/20

Rating: NR

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