Tag: pandemic

October 7, 2020

by Katie Bonnett Children will likely face PTSD as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. One study found that “[c]riteria for PTSD was met in 30% of isolated or quarantined…

September 22, 2020
September 1, 2020

Six months in the COVID-19 pandemic, we thought it would be good to see how past pandemics have shaped our lives … and continue to do so. Steven Johnson’s The…

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I left Los Angeles for Spring Break and I never came back. As eerie as that sounds, I remember packing up my car for the Bay Area with the sinking feeling that I might not be returning.

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March 18, 2020

Normally, outbreaks (such as cholera) devastate low-income communities first. MERS, SARS and many modern pandemics are far more likely to show up in densely populated, working-class areas than at a country club.