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G.S.S., 26, a student in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

“…Pessoas conhecidas pegaram. Essas pessoas, além dos sintomas do covid, tiveram outros pelo nervosismo, tiveram que tomar ansiolítico pra poder se acalmar pq estavam com medo de morrer. Essa doença meio que parou as nossas vidas, eu pretendo me formar até o meio do ano e msm assim não vou ter colação e nem formatura…”

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S.S., 60, a high school teacher in San Marcos, CA

“…And just one commute away, I will be risking my life each and every day at my workplace. I will be a front-line worker, without the personal protective equipment afforded to medical workers, facing students who do not have to follow safety or cleanliness rules for most of the 24 hours in a day. Many of the families in my community believe in magical thinking, believe that God will protect them, and believe in the propaganda spouted every day from President Trump and his corrupted supporters in government and the media. I could not be more disgusted at this willful ignorance. It’s like a death cult…”

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