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COVID-19: This is how many Americans now live below the poverty line

COVID-19 has had a big impact on Americans. Image: REUTERS/Yuki Iwamura

Elena Delavega

Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Memphis

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The decline in US poverty was halted because of the pandemic. Image: The Conversation, CC-BY-ND/ US Census Bureau

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