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Coronavirus

US House approves $2.2tn coronavirus bill, sends to Trump

The largest stimulus package in history includes cash payouts to individuals

Congress gave final approval to the largest economic package in U.S. history.    © Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a $2.2 trillion aid package -- the largest in American history -- to help individuals and companies cope with an economic downturn caused by the coronavirus outbreak and provide hospitals with urgently needed medical supplies.

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