Quarter of US workers file for unemployment benefits

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  • A quarter of American workers have now applied for unemployment benefits since mid-march when the coronavirus pandemic escalated in the country.
    Another 2.1 million made claims last week.
    More than 40 million people are facing financial ruin in the worst economic crisis to hit the United States since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
    Al Jazeera’s Andy Gallacher reports.

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