PBS NewsHour

How two immigrant became COVID-19 heroes back home

Clip: 05/02/2021 | 7m 31s | Video has closed captioning.

When COVID-19 hit the nation of Georgia last year, its residents turned to an unlikely source: two Georgian doctors who had immigrated to the U.S. and had been battling the pandemic for months. Dr. Nana Gegetchkori in New York City and Dr. Zurab Guruli in Jackson, Mississippi, became viral sensations in their home country, advising doctors and patients, largely on social media.

Aired: 05/02/21

Rating: NR

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