No running water. No electricity. On Navajo Nation, coronavirus creates worry and confusion as cases surge

Coronavirus anxiety is running high on Navajo Nation — a sprawling reservation of 175,000 residents, scarce supplies and resources, and only four inpatient hospitals. Cases are soaring, and at least two already have died.
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