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Coronavirus Update

Jan 15, 2021 - The New York Times

Thursday -- a week before the first anniversary of the first confirmed case of the coronavirus in the United States -- was a day for looking back and looking ahead, for assessing damage done by the virus and laying out possible strategies for mitigating the pain from the pandemic.

Looking back to just last week, the economic damage continued as the virus again pounded the leisure and hospitality industries. A total of 1.15 million workers filed new claims for unemployment benefits (965,...