June 25, 2022

10 Things the Pandemic Has Changed for Good (from AARP.org)

The coronavirus pandemic is a public health emergency and an economic crisis, unprecedented in the disruption of daily life. That makes it something else, too, says Jeffrey Cole, a research professor at the University of Southern California: “Without preparation or permission, we’re participating in the greatest social science experiment of all time.”

The effects of lockdownslayoffs and massive public measures to contain COVID-19 “will last long after any threat from the virus is gone,” contends Cole, who directs the Center for the Digital Future at USC’s Annenberg School of Communications. “In the future, …

Read the full article by Andy Markowitz and published on AARP.org May 4, 2020 at this link.