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This Is What Has to Happen Before Life Can Return to Normal

Our paths out of the pandemic

Photo illustration (Getty Images): Andrew Brookes; Juan Gaertner/Science Photo Library; olaser

More than a year has passed since the novel coronavirus arrived in the United States. In many parts of the country, daily caseloads and deaths remain at or near their pandemic peaks.

But the prospect of a post-Covid future is real and potentially close at hand. The vaccines are here, and…




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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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