The Cost Of Social Distancing

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The Cost Of Social Distancing

How do officials weigh the economic cost against the public health benefit? Plus a report from the hardest-hit area of Italy, and a sampling of free things that you had to pay for before the coronavirus.

Planet Money’s episode ‘How To Save The Economy Now’ is here.
Here’s a list of things that weren’t free before the coronavirus from NPR’s Brakkton Booker.
Email the show at coronavirusdaily@npr.org.

This episode was recorded and published as part of this podcast’s former ‘Coronavirus Daily’ format.