Reopen efforts underway, could pose health threat
Expert warns bad fall, winter may be ahead, US surpasses 1 million cases
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The coronavirus is posing two major threats to the United States: health and wealth.
President Trump signed an executive order to keep meat processing plants running that could protect companies from legal problems if workers become ill.
This comes after a number of companies, including Tyson Foods, were considering a major shutdown of facilities and as the White House expects to see US jobless numbers jump to as high as 20-percent by June.
That would be the highest unemployment rate since the Great Depression.
Some states are taking steps toward reopening as a way to boost jobs but some say reopening could cause COVID-19 to spread further.
Georgia, one of the states that it started to reopen, is now projected by one model to see its daily tally of COVID-19 deaths nearly double by August.
Posted – 4.29.20