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State reopening plans force trade-offs between health and economy PBS NewsHour - Making Sen$e

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The staggering number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits underscores just how many are struggling financially due to the pandemic. While the economic damage from shuttering businesses and staying home is undeniable, public health experts worry that the pressure to reopen will end up driving the spread of COVID-19. Paul Solman reports on weighing the economic and safety risks. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

The staggering number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits underscores just how many are struggling financially due to the pandemic. While the economic damage from shuttering businesses and staying home is undeniable, public health experts worry that the pressure to reopen will end up driving the spread of COVID-19. Paul Solman reports on weighing the economic and safety risks. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

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