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Getting Vaccinated Against COVID Is Similar to Kicking the Smoking Habit

Getting Vaccinated Against COVID Is Similar to Kicking the Smoking Habit

Urging some folks to finally get vaccinated against COVID is akin to pleading with smokers to stop smoking, Nancy Townsley examines the comparison.

Pandemic Diaries: From the Perspective of an Inanimate Object

In “From the Perspective of an Inanimate Object,” Linda Rand shares a diary entry from a year ago, when COVID was fresh but established, imagining the perspective of a statue in her garden.

People Gave Up on Flu Pandemic Measures a Century Ago When They Tired of Them – And Paid a Price

Americans were tired of social distancing and mask-wearing. At the first hint the virus was receding, people pushed to get life back to normal. Unfortunately, another surge of the disease followed.

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