PBS NewsHour

Thousands lost medical coverage as pandemic approached

Clip: 05/23/2020 | 8m 31s Video has closed captioning.

Since President Trump took office the number of people without health insurance in the U.S. has risen by nearly 2 million, joining tens of millions of others without coverage. Health professionals now worry some coronavirus victims may avoid visiting doctors, helping COVID-19 to spread. Simon Ostrovsky reports on a new federal policy that's driving thousands of immigrants to give up insurance.

Aired: 05/23/20

Rating: NR

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