PBS NewsHour

Why Americans need more federal aid to survive the pandemic

Clip: 11/19/2020 | 7m 2s Video has closed captioning.

Unless more federal aid is approved soon, COVID-19 relief measures like unemployment assistance will expire by Christmas. More than 10 million jobs have been lost since the pandemic began, and many Americans are facing food and housing insecurity. Dr. Richard Besser, former acting director of the CDC, joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the pandemic’s toll on public health and economic wellbeing.

Aired: 11/19/20

Rating: NR

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