Turkey underplaying coronavirus threat

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 - 4:22pm


Turkey is responding to the coronavirus threat with testing, closures and a shelter-in-place order for people over 65. But as journalist Fariba Nawa in Istanbul tells The World’s Marco Werman, reassurances by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan may have underplayed the severity of the pandemic.