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The Coronavirus Is Never Going Away

No matter what happens now, the virus will continue to circulate around the world

The Atlantic
Aug 10 · 6 min read
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By Sarah Zhang

The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has sickened more than 16.5 million people across six continents. It is raging in countries that never contained the virus. It is resurging in many of the ones that did. If there was ever a…

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