When to lift the lockdowns

Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 4:18pm

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As the coronavirus outbreak spread, many countries as well as major cities like Wuhan, slammed their borders shut. Now some border restrictions are easing. But Laurie Garrett, one of the world’s foremost experts on infectious disease outbreaks, tells host Marco Werman that closing borders is an ineffective way to stop an outbreak — unless other preventative measures are stepped up as well.