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‘On the Edge of the Abyss’: Covid-19 in Beirut

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‘On the Edge of the Abyss’: Covid-19 in Beirut

August 13, 2020

‘On the Edge of the Abyss’: Covid-19 in Beirut

On the morning of the deadly explosion that tore through the Lebanese capital of Beirut, the city’s main public hospital was already approaching full capacity from coronavirus patients. Now, with hospitals heavily damaged and overwhelmed with the injured from the blast, how does the city deal with the rising threat of the pandemic? CNN’s Chief Medical Correspondent Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with CNN International Correspondent Ben Wedeman in Beirut. 

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