PBS NewsHour

War-ravaged Yemen facing deadly new threat in COVID-19

Clip: 06/23/2020 | 7m 23s | Video has closed captioning.

Violence in Yemen is surging after a six-week cease-fire prompted by the coronavirus pandemic ended in May. The war-ravaged nation has been facing disease and hunger for six years already, and COVID-19 is now pushing a devastated health infrastructure to the brink of collapse. Special correspondent Jane Ferguson reports on the world’s worst humanitarian disaster.

Aired: 06/23/20

Rating: NR

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