Trump's 'back-to-work' plan would only make things worse, experts say

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The president believes the US can be open for business by Easter, but he doesn’t seem to have considered the consequences

New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago – cities across the US are closing down because of the Covid-19 epidemic. The economic impact is already dire. Millions are already likely out of work, and economists are certain we are heading for recession.

Related: Coronavirus news: India announces 21-day lockdown as global confirmed cases top 400,000

If we had been better prepared for coronavirus, the economy wouldn’t be where it is right now

Related: Trump signals change in coronavirus strategy that could clash with health experts

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