New York National Guard

9/11–19

Mortality in slow-motion

Jeff Jarvis
Apr 1, 2020 · 5 min read

I didn’t realize how affected I have been by the trauma of COVID-19 until today, when the death toll in America passed that of 9/11, when the cumulative stress of seeing medical workers suffer and scientists wonder and politicians bungle piled too high, when I found myself snapping for no good reason, when the pain of uncertainty returned.