Is The U.S. Ready to Reopen?

PUBLISHED: Thu, 21 May 2020 16:00:24 GMT

States across the country began reopening parts of their economies as early as April 24th. Guidelines for reopening differ wildly but a key difference lies in which sector can open first and the speed of the process. However, experts warn that a preemptive reopening can do more harm than good by potentially creating a second wave of infections, which would lead to more closures and increased economic hardship.

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