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  1. Brandy Schillace

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As I write today’s brief introduction to our March issue, I am acutely aware that 1 year ago in March, we shut down for the first time due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a historian of medicine, I have always understood that the progression from epidemic to control is long and fraught, and that we still have much to do before we reach normative social interactions pre-pandemic. Then again, in many ways, there can be no return to ‘before’. We live, now, exclusively in the ‘after’.

The pandemic has stripped away comfortable illusions, has exposed how …

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