Coronavirus: How ready is Philly?

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Regional rail passengers pack the platforms at Suburban Station at rush hour on July 5, 2016. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

Regional rail passengers pack the platforms at Suburban Station at rush hour on July 5, 2016. (Emma Lee/WHYY)

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Long before the coronavirus came to Philadelphia, a group of researchers called the Philadelphia Pandemic Preparedness Project had been working for more than a year to see how the city would handle an outbreak like this. So, just how ready are we?

Guest: Dr. Harvey Rubin, University of Pennsylvania

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