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21st Century Plague: Coronavirus in Atlanta

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This wasn’t supposed to happen. This was guaranteed to happen. But to us? Now? 17 Georgians on what coronavirus has done—and what it still can do.
21st Century Plague: 17 Atlantans on what coronavirus has done, and what it still can do

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms: “It’s been difficult for me to sleep because I wake up during the night thinking about issues.”

For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.
21st Century Plague: 17 Atlantans on what coronavirus has done, and what it still can do

Marshall Rancifer: “I wasn’t scared before, but I’m scared now.”

For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.
21st Century Plague: 17 Atlantans on what coronavirus has done, and what it still can do

Dr. Jessica Nave: “Some of our sickest patients have been in their late 20s to late 30s. We don’t know why.”

For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.
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Brick Store Pub co-owner Mike Gallagher: “It’s not the strongest who will survive; it’s those who are willing to adapt.”

For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.
21st Century Plague: Coronavirus in Atlanta

Vibe Ride owner Shawn Ware: “I spent most of the day on the phone with our creditors and sending emails to landlords.”

For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.
21st Century Plague: Coronavirus in Atlanta

Devon Clinkscales: “My hopes of college baseball are now over because of the pandemic”

For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.
21st Century Plague: Coronavirus in Atlanta

Dr. Laurence Busse: “When patients get to me, they’re in dire straits.”

For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.
21st Century Plague: Coronavirus in Atlanta

Amy Phuong: “It hit me. We’d been planning so long, and now, our wedding is not going to happen.”

For our 21st Century Plague project, we spoke with 17 Georgians about the toll of COVID-19.

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