A beauty shop in Logan, Ohio announces they are closed due to coronavirus.

A beauty shop in Logan, Ohio announces they are closed due to coronavirus.

The unemployment numbers from March are staggering – over 10 million people filed jobless claims last month. And experts say it’s only going to get worse as COVID-19 grinds economic activity around the country to a standstill.

How bad could things get? And what should the government do to help workers and businesses?

Damian Paletta is economics editor at the Washington Post. Diane caught up with him Friday afternoon.

Guests

  • Damian Paletta White House economic policy reporter, The Washington Post

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