Fewer and fewer people are making new applications for unemployment benefits in the United States each week

New US Unemployment Claims Continue Downward Slide

The Labor Department reported 473,000 new seasonally adjusted claims for jobless benefits made in the week ended May 8, fewer than expected and 34,000 less than the previous week's upwardly revised level.
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Global death toll and coronavirus cases as of February 19, based on AFP tallies

Pandemic To Be 'Far More Deadly' This Year, WHO Warns

The World Health Organization issued a grim warning on Friday that the second year of Covid-19 was set to be "far more deadly", as Japan extended a state of emergency amid growing calls for the Olympics to be scrapped.
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