There is no doubt the pandemic has been brutal for everyone. With spikes of the virus sharply increasing in the states and countries shutting down their borders to protect their citizens, it doesn’t seem like there will be any return to normalcy any time soon. But with the cases rising in the United States and the focus on hospitalizations and deaths, it’s easy to forget the little, more nuanced effects of the pandemic.
In a recent New York Times article reporter Megan Specia details the amount of separation that has occurred as a result of the pandemic and border closings. She tells the story of Marisa Loba