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Europe’s dramatic spike in coronavirus cases is what happens when reopening meets ‘pandemic fatigue’

Coronavirus cases are rising across Europe, particularly among younger groups, the World Health Organisation said Monday. With many European nations reopening bars, restaurants, and schools, young people have more opportunities to socialise. But people may also be experiencing “pandemic fatigue” that encourages them to exercise riskier behaviour, according to a […]
Europe’s dramatic spike in coronavirus cases is what happens when reopening meets ‘pandemic fatigue’
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‘We’ve now left the part of the recovery where there were lots of easy wins’: Here’s what 4 economists had to say about the August jobs report

In August, the US economy added 1.37 million jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 8.4%, the Labour Department reported Friday. The report narrowly beat economist expectations, showing that the labour market recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is moving forward. Still, economists worry that the pace of recovery has stalled. […]
‘We’ve now left the part of the recovery where there were lots of easy wins’: Here’s what 4 economists had to say about the August jobs report
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