PBS NewsHour

Amid pandemic, 'desperate' Mexicans turn to cartels for help

Clip: 07/07/2020 | 7m 35s Video has closed captioning.

President Trump will welcome the president of Mexico to the White House on Wednesday. The country has more than 215,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the second-highest total in Latin America. More than 20,000 deaths have been recorded from the pandemic in Mexico -- but its government admits the number is a major undercount. Nick Schifrin reports on Mexico’s failures to contain the coronavirus.

Aired: 07/07/20

Rating: NR

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