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Frontline: Coronavirus Pandemic

Coronavirus illustration
Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAMS
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

WATCH HERE | Tue. Apr. 21 at 9pm on WKAR-TV and streaming at 7pm | A special report investigates the U.S. response to the coronavirus pandemic — from Washington State, where the first known case of COVID-19 in America was identified, to Washington D.C.WATCH HERE

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In a special report based on the ground in the Seattle, Washington area, where the first U.S. case of the novel coronavirus was originally identified, FRONTLINE tells the inside story of how COVID-19took a toll first in Washington State — and then the rest of the country, amid a halting federal response, early warnings, and missed opportunities.

Drawing on gripping accounts from public health officials and doctorswho first treated America’s patient one and began dealing with the emerging outbreak, the documentary Coronavirus Pandemicreveals a startling tale of two Washingtons — tracing the very different preparations and responses of the federal government and Washington State.

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