PBS NewsHour

Coronavirus pandemic finally hits home for United Kingdom

Clip: 03/20/2020 | 6m 2s Video has closed captioning.

In the United Kingdom just days ago, the attitude toward the novel coronavirus pandemic was “keep calm and carry on.” Now, however, the stakes are higher -- and the national feeling more grim. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered pubs and restaurants to close and residents to work from home. He’s also promising billions in relief. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports.

Aired: 03/20/20

Rating: NR

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