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Our healthcare system has taught us to only protect our individual health–the health of our neighbor is not a concern. The problems we see during COVID-19 aren’t new but emblematic of a long-entrenched mentality about healthcare that pits people against each other to turn a profit.
When COVID-19 first hit America, it brought feelings of fear, uncertainty, and–perhaps strangely–of unity. Briefly in mid-March, the individualistic American mindset seemed suspended as we began to fight this global pandemic together.