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COVID-19 Surge In Tunisia Puts Health Care System In Danger Of Collapse

Tunisia has confirmed 579,000 cases of COVID-19 and 19,000 deaths.

With high numbers of infections in the country, the health care system is close to collapsing.

Here & Now‘s Jane Clayson speaks with Caroline Nelly Perrot, Tunis bureau chief for Agence France-Presse, about the parliament’s handling of the pandemic.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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