23 Pandemic Changes That Are Likely Here to Stay

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Right now, it may feel like most people are in a perpetual state of waiting. Waiting for pandemic restrictions to ease, waiting for news about jobs or school, waiting for news about a coronavirus vaccine…

But even after things return to a more normal state — whenever that may be — it’s clear that some of the changes we’ve made will be permanent.

Some of those may be positive. Others may forever remain annoying reminders of this unusual time.

No one can predict the future, but here’s a look at many things that we expect to be part of our lives long after we return to a more normal state.

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