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Stories from around Medium about Covid-19 and its impact

There was plenty of hand-wringing around what would happen when rising Covid-19 cases collided with a bad flu season. Turns out that around the world, the flu did not spread. This may be due to distancing and mask measures in place to avoid Covid-19 infection, M.G. Sunde writes. Read his piece below.

As Rainier Harris reports in Momentum, the pandemic and protests are harming mental health, and Black students are feeling it acutely. Harris speaks to three Black students about their experiences.

Philadelphia is a city with four major healthcare systems, so, as James Woods writes, why did it allow an inexperienced startup to administer and run Covid-19 vaccination sites throughout the city? Read his piece below.



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