Coronavirus Cases Hit 2 Largest US Cities Differently

Health experts don't know why there's such a big difference between New York City, the U.S. epicenter of the outbreak, and Los Angeles, which has several times fewer confirmed coronavirus cases.

  • Published 27 March 2020
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