PBS NewsHour

Why do some Americans feel pandemic fears are overblown?

Clip: 10/06/2020 | 4m 6s | Video has closed captioning.

President Trump is telling Americans not to be afraid of coronavirus, as the national death toll from the pandemic tops 210,000. Cases are again climbing in much of the country -- but attitudes about the threat posed by COVID-19 vary greatly. Amna Nawaz explores why so many Americans feel fears about the virus are overblown.

Aired: 10/06/20

Rating: NR

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