“This highly contagious virus has forced us to suppress our nature as social creatures, for fear that we might infect or be infected. Among the many indignities, it has denied us the grace of being present for a loved one’s last moments. Age-old customs that lend meaning to existence have been upended, including the sacred rituals of how we mourn.” The NYT with a moving remembrance of those we’ve lost, nearly 100,000, or about 1,100 a day over a three month period. An Incalculable Loss. (For those still arguing that we’re overreacting to the virus, just keep scrolling through this piece until you realize you’re wrong.)