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The Economic Trade-Offs of Social Distancing

The Economic Trade-Offs of Social Distancing

President Trump has raised the possibility of relaxing social distancing guidelines faster than public health experts advise, saying it would help the economy. WSJ's Rebecca Ballhaus and Jon Hilsenrath explain the ongoing debate at the White House and how economists are evaluating the costs of combating the pandemic.

Duration: 18 min

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