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How did COVID-19 spike U.S. food insecurity levels?

Schoolchildren eat their lunch at the canteen

The report said that the lack of school lunches made food insecurity more severe. Image: REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Katharina Buchholz
Data Journalist, Statista
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The negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on food security stayed behind those of the Great Depression between 2008 and 2011. Image: Statista
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