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Nearly 20% of US households lost entire savings amid pandemic

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2021-10-15 07:33

Nearly 1 in 5 US households have emptied savings during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a survey released on Tuesday.

A man begs on his knees as people walk past him in Times Square in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, US, May 10, 2021. [Photo/Agencies]

The poll of 3,616 adults indicates that two-thirds of households earning less than $50,000 a year said they had trouble paying rent, medical care and food.

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