Editorial: Last year, lost year: Life and death with COVID

The Earth has made a full trip around the sun since March 14, 2020, when New York Gov.Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced New York’s first death from the then-novel coronavirus, an 82-year-old Brooklyn woman, who had been hospitalized since March 3, and died in a city hospital the night before. A single, tragic passing; many would follow as this great city would become the world’s laboratory in affliction and suffering and resilience and hope and renewal. It had been exactly two weeks since New York’s initial confirmed case of the virus, March 1, a young nurse who’d c…

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