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‘Undercounting the Economic Pain’ Even as Jobless Ranks Soar

‘Undercounting the Economic Pain’ Even as Jobless Ranks Soar

‘Undercounting the Economic Pain’ Even as Jobless Ranks Soar ‘Undercounting the Economic Pain’ Even as Jobless Ranks Soar Despite trillions in stimulus spending and a rush to reopen shuttered businesses in some states, the American economy continues to stagger under the weight of the coronavirus pandemic, with another 3.8 million workers filing for unemployment benefits last week. The figures announced …

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Is Britain Undercounting the Human and Economic Toll of Coronavirus?

Is Britain Undercounting the Human and Economic Toll of Coronavirus?

LONDON — As Britain closes in on 100,000 reported cases of the coronavirus — a solemn milestone in a contagion that has ravaged its political leadership — a raft of new statistics suggests that the government is undercounting the human, and economic, cost of the epidemic. The government’s Office of National Statistics released data on Tuesday revealing that the death …

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