Will novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, morph into a global pandemic? Health officials worldwide are concerned about incidents of human-to-human transmission of the illness, although it continues to have a relatively low death rate. Amna Nawaz reports and Georgetown University’s Dr. Lawrence Gostin, who has advised the World Health Organization on pandemic preparedness, joins Judy Woodruff.

Stream your PBS favorites with the PBS app: https://to.pbs.org/2Jb8twG

Find more from PBS NewsHour at https://www.pbs.org/newshour

PBS NewsHour podcasts: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/podcasts

Newsletters: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/subscribe

Advertisement
Up to 50% Off Men''s Shorts at Eastern Mountain Sports. Hurry, While Supplies Last!

More videos