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On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed a $2 trillion economic stimulus bill that includes plans to send checks directly to individuals. According to one analysis, 82% of families will get the full amount.

The federal government brings in $1.2 trillion each year in payroll taxes to fund Social Security and Medicare programs. Payroll taxes make up a higher share of taxes for middle-income families than any other income group.

As of March 2, there were 43 positive cases in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say the virus is not "currently spreading widely in the United States," but notes that it is headed toward causing a global pandemic.