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What did eight weeks and $3 trillion buy the U.S. in the fight against coronavirus?

May 18, 2020 | 🚀 Fathership
Two months into the United States' fight against the most severe pandemic to arise in the age of globalization, neither the health nor the economic war has been won.

The fight against the coronavirus may still be in its initial stages in more than a dozen U.S. states, where case numbers continue to rise.

The small business loans were meant to cover eight weeks of payroll, a period that has already lapsed for companies that closed in mid-March, when President Trump issued a national emergency declaration.

The House on Friday passed a new here $3 trillion CARES Act to replenish some funding, but it is unclear whether the Republican-led Senate will take it up.

Weeks after a V-shaped economic recovery was predicted in March, most economists and health officials have a darker message.