[NOTE: This explainer has been updated to reflect Senate passage of the CARES Act.]

What’s the issue? Covid-19 poses a particularly serious health risk to elderly and immunocompromised individuals. Many of the most vulnerable individuals rely largely on relatives and Social Security benefits for financial support. Covid-19 imposes a range of new burdens on these individuals and their families. …

Daniel Hemel

Assistant Professor; UChicago Law; teaching tax, administrative law, and torts

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