Italy’s response wasn’t enough. This chart shows how the US is behind Italy in its response; to be on pace we would have locked down the nation 6 days ago! March 23, 2020March 22, 2020 by IWB Facebook Twitter Reddit Email RSS Feed Newsletter Donateby Winter_Addition IMF expects the global shock from coronavirus to be significantly worse than the 2008 recession U.S. economy deteriorating faster than anticipated as 80 million Americans are forced to stay at home. In the United States, an average of 4,000 more people die annually for each 1% increase in unemployment. Unemployment caused by COVID may end up causing more deaths than COVID itself.