277 days ago, none of us had heard of coronavirus and everything we did was not shrouded with the specter of COVID-19. We welcomed the new decade, filled calendars, planned events and trips centered around serving Krishna, celebrating festivals together, visiting the holy places and much more. Who could believe that offering prostrated respects to the deities, greeting each other with hugs would become a health hazard, walking past someone in a temple or store would induce so much of anxiety? How the world has changed? Will this continue for a long time? Is there light at the end of the tunnel? From my perspective as a medical researcher, here is what we know.
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