July 11, 2020

July 19, 2020

This week on Matter of Fact, an uncontrollable surge in coronavirus cases leads to dire warnings from health experts. What can the flu of 1918 teach us about the present pandemic? Plus, calculating the cost of economic recovery. Economist Heidi Shierholz explains how even employed Americans could feel the impact of unemployment benefits expiring. Then, Correspondent Jessica Gomez reports from Lincoln, Nebraska where a large population of resettled refugees are struggling to help their families here and across the globe.