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January 13, 2021

'Patients facing imminent death may have two visitors'


Above, the University of Virginia Hospital's new visitor policy, starting today.

It was buried deep in a front page story (below)

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in this morning's Charlottesville Daily Progress.

That this sort of thing is now unremarkable; that a nearly invisible film of death has descended such that it's taken for granted as part of the view; that for the past month the equivalent of a 9/11 has happened daily, pretty much unremarked in most people's lives: the ground has shifted beneath our feet.

January 13, 2021 at 04:01 PM | Permalink


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