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Immunity Jealousy Is Coming

If immunity = freedom, that’s likely to induce envy

An illustration of a person about to fly away on a hot air balloon but others are pulling it down amongst a bed of covid.
Illustration: Virginia Gabrielli

In an effort to stop the spread of Covid-19, the Chinese government earlier this year instituted an app-based smartphone program that continues to govern the movement of many of its citizens.

Each person’s phone displays a colored QR code. A green code means that a person is permitted to take public…




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Markham Heid

Markham Heid

I write about health, science, and psychology. My work has appeared in Time magazine, the New York Times, Vice, and elsewhere. I live in Germany.

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