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Evidence and experts to help you understand today’s public health news—and what it means for tomorrow.

Aug 26, 2021

As pandemic-related, federal unemployment insurance is set to expire, Stephanie Desmon talks to Mallika Thomas, PhD, of Brookings Institution about its impacts, what will happen to those who remain unemployed but will no longer be eligible for weekly checks, and how the program was actually designed to keep people at home during the early days of COVID-19 so they’d be less likely to spread the virus.