Amanpour and Company

How American Exceptionalism is Exacerbating the Pandemic

Clip: 05/15/2020 | 2m 11s Video has closed captioning.

A coronavirus vaccine by year's end: That is President Trump’s hope. He promised today a vaccine at “warp speed." But expert after expert warns that this is unlikely in the best of circumstances. The Atlantic’s Ed Yong warned in a 2018 article that the world was underprepared for the next pandemic. He has been chronicling COVID-19 and the American government’s response since the outbreak began.

Aired: 05/15/20

Rating: NR

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