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Just when it appeared that the economy was starting to turn the corner last summer, the COVID-19 Delta variant delivered another financial blow to U.S. households.

NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health recently conducted a survey to examine the most serious problems facing U.S. households in the past few months when it comes to their finances, health care, racial/ethnic discrimination, education, caregiving, work and well-being.

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