Amid a media environment swirling with speculation, fear, and disillusionment, a need has arisen to take a step back and trace the imprint that the coronavirus pandemic has left on our global social systems and the people who make them up. This elusive, microscopic, unfathomable bit of viral material that has left our world on lockdown has emerged from a culture of injustice, and its effects will only be eliminated with the elimination of such behavior.
The issues we have encountered in every societal sector during the outbreak transcend the virus itself and instead offer themselves as evidence of a serious need for change. Although it has left a path of tragedy in its wake, this pandemic may serve as the wake-up call we need to start making some changes. Learn how in this VOX Quaranzine, which illustrates how far the coronavirus outbreak goes beyond its viral roots.
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