Coronavirus in America: Families In Crisis A national poll from NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health highlights the stark financial and personal toll of the pandemic.
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Coronavirus in America: Families In Crisis

Understanding the financial and personal toll of the pandemic

A road sign for a nearby hospital along a rural road outside Sandwich, Ill., in April. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Getting Health Care Was Already Tough In Rural Areas. The Pandemic Has Made It Worse

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Juggling Financial Stress And Caregiving, Parents Are 'Very Not OK' In The Pandemic

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A woman recovering from fever linked to COVID-19 checks medications in her home in Mineola, N.Y., this spring. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Nearly Two-Thirds Of U.S. Households Struck By COVID-19 Face Financial Trouble

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Demonstrators march in Chicago's Old Town neighborhood in June to demand a lifting of the Illinois rent control ban and a cancellation of rent and mortgage payments. The pandemic's financial pressures are causing many Americans to struggle with rent payments. Max Herman/NurPhoto via Getty Images hide caption

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'No One Can Live Off $240 A Week': Many Americans Struggle To Pay Rent, Bills

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How The Pandemic Is Widening The Racial Wealth Gap

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About 1 In 5 Households In U.S. Cities Miss Needed Medical Care During Pandemic

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People wait for a bus in August in East Los Angeles. Latinos have the highest rate of labor force participation of any group in California — many in public-facing jobs deemed essential. That work has put them at higher risk of catching the coronavirus. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Latinos Report Financial Strain As Pandemic Erodes Income And Savings

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'I Try So Hard Not To Cry': Nearly Half Of U.S. Households Face A Financial Crisis

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