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    Job Growth Slackens, Signaling Vulnerability of Recovery

    Unemployment fell to 8.4% in August, but the gain of 1.4 million jobs was the weakest in months. The end of federal aid programs is casting a shadow.
    All countries
    178,930,375
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 19, 2021 10:45 pm
    Italy
    4,252,095
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 19, 2021 10:45 pm
    Spain
    3,757,442
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 19, 2021 10:45 pm
    Iran
    3,086,974
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 19, 2021 10:45 pm
    Germany
    3,729,510
    Total confirmed cases
    Updated on June 19, 2021 10:45 pm

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