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Gig companies have started offering benefits like paid sick leave now that workers are on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic, and some are getting sick. Gene J. Puskar/AP hide caption

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Gig Workers Struggle To Get Financial Help During Pandemic

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Delta and the other major airlines are applying for federal relief payments to help them get through the slowdown caused by the coronavirus outbreak. Daniel Slim/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Episode 988: The Economics Of Hospital Beds

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A Delta Air Lines airplane was worked on by ground crew last month in Red Rock, Ariz. Many planes were being kept at the facility while airlines cut back on service because of the coronavirus. Ross D. Franklin/AP hide caption

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Millions of people are using Zoom to communicate, but the company is facing mounting scrutiny over whether it is adequately protecting users. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A grocery store worker stocks bread at a MOM's Organic Market in Washington, D.C., on April 2. Last week, bread sales jumped 30% compared to a year ago. But yeast sales were up more than 450%. Alex Edelman/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Chicken hatcheries say they're seeing a spike in interest from people wanting to raise the birds at home. A poultry expert says that for the average person keeping half a dozen chickens in the summer, "you would get plenty of eggs for the family." Mike Segar/Reuters hide caption

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The Jobs Crisis

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Workers in Dhaka sew protective suits at a garment factory during Bangladesh's lockdown. Sultan Mahmud Mukut/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Together Inc. food bank workers distribute food at a drive-through location in Omaha, Neb., last week. Disruptions in the agricultural supply chain caused by the coronavirus pandemic are making it difficult for food banks. Nati Harnik/AP hide caption

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Zoom is wildly popular, but it's now under scrutiny for security and privacy issues. Olivier Douliery/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A Must For Millions, Zoom Has A Dark Side — And An FBI Warning

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The Trump administration is telling 3M to prioritize the U.S. market for its N95 respirator masks during the global COVID-19 pandemic. The company has been accused of not doing enough to support the U.S. health care system and of fostering price gouging. Smith Collection/Gado via Getty Images hide caption

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A patient with suspected COVID-19 arrives at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn on Thursday. Even as the risk of big medical bills climbs, many Americans are losing their jobs and health insurance right now. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Coronavirus Reset: How To Get Health Insurance Now

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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice delivers his annual State of the State address at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va., in January. Justice and his family own coal mining companies that have agreed to pay the government more than $5 million in delinquent mine safety fines, the Justice Department says. Chris Jackson/AP hide caption

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David Bramante, the owner of West Newton Theatre in Newton, Mass., stands in the doorway of the theater noting its closure on March 27. Suzanne Kreiter/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Lost 701,000 Jobs In March; Much Worse To Come

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The Coronavirus Pivot

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