The Daily: Pandemic Stories


The Daily: Outbreak Stories

A selection of our own episodes that tell the personal tales of the pandemic — the deficits, the small comforts and the sacrifices.

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  • Feb. 18, 2021

Upon Jan. 30, 2020, The Day-to-day published its first episode about a novel coronavirus that will had wound its way via China. In the months since, we now have closely tracked the science since our collective knowledge of the disease is continuing to grow, reported on the government responses (as well as their failings) and implemented the breathless race for a shot.

And also to the science, The Daily looked for the more personal and intimate tales of the pandemic — how individuals were suffering, coping, adapting and obtaining small comforts during what seems like a singular moment in history.

In this collection of The particular Daily’s reporting on the pandemic, all of us look at the extraordinary response and strength of individuals and communities.

Last March, when Italy was your epicenter of the pandemic, we talked with Dr . Fabiano Di Marco, the head of a respiratory unit from Hospital Papa Giovanni XXIII within Bergamo, a city north associated with Milan. When describing what their life had been like, he informed us, “It’s like a war. ”

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The Story associated with Dr . Fabiano DiMarco

We spoke to a physician triaging care at the heart of the coronavirus crisis in Italy.

In our subsequent reporting on medical care workers, we heard what that will war sounded like. It was noisy and chaotic as we followed per day in the life of one I. D. U. doctor, Josh Rosenberg. Yet we also heard the tranquility of tragedy as we listened to discussions between Patty Schachtner, a key medical officer for a rural Wisconsin community, and Julie Bosman, which covers the Midwest for The Moments.

Listed here are the episodes in which we noticed from frontline workers.


The Brooklyn Hospital Center is on the front side lines of the coronavirus pandemic. Credit score Credit… By Sheri Fink, Victor L. Blue and Ben Laffin
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The particular Unflappable Dr . Josh Rosenberg from the Brooklyn Hospital Center

With the permission of personnel, patients and their families, we shadowed one doctor for a day to obtain a sense of what it is like to the frontlines of the pandemic.

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Patty Schachtner — St Croix County’s chief medical reviewer, evaluator who prepared for the worst

As the coronavirus distribute, a public servant tried to get ready her conservative community for the most severe. Now it’s here.

Yolanda Jackson, who dropped her job in a school earlier in the pandemic, has battled house insecurity for months.
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The particular economic impact of the pandemic continues to be devastating. What’s worse, aid from the particular U. S. government often extended only so far.

We have heard from those people impacted first hand: We spoke to some single mother of two, Yolanda Jackson, who had been served with a variety of eviction notices; Louwenda “Pancho” Kachingwe, who worried about the future of his Ca bar and the workers who counted on him; and Mohammad Razvi, a Brooklyn food pantry employer who has seen client numbers enlarge during the pandemic.

Here are their stories.

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Yolanda, Mother to 2 Boys

The particular coronavirus has intensified America’s eviction crisis. We speak to a single mom from Georgia about the struggle to keep her home.

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The Hatch: A good Unpretentious, Cheap and Relaxed Oakland Bar

We all chart the trials of the Californian tavern over several months of the outbreak.

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The Council associated with People’s Organization

Soaring numbers of New York City residents encounter food shortages as a result of the outbreak. Here are some of them.

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In the early months from the pandemic, we introduced “A Little bit of Relief, ” a series that was developed as an antidote to the weight from the news cycle.

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In these episodes we hear about the particular culture that comforted Times media, the new rituals of familial connecting and how art — even “brilliantly dumb art” — can be a way to obtain self-care.

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Bringing Comfort

Three Times journalists share what they are turning to right now for comfort.

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‘Survivor’, ‘Bob’s Burgers’ and ‘The Big Night’

“Experiencing good or even brilliantly foolish art is a form of self-care. ”

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Ali and Roslyn Create Matzo Ball Soup

A granddaughter learns in order to cook from her grandmother — over FaceTime.

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Among the defining features of this time has been, most of all, loss on an unimaginable scale. It really is easy for the numbers to become abstracted from the reality: Thousands of family members, buddies and colleagues — all using their own habits, ticks and amazing life stories — have been dropped.

The particular Daily has sought to catch these individuals as best we could. Here are some in our odes to those we have lost.

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A Bleak Landmark

A book collector. A wind chaser. The disco dancer. They are just a few of the greater than 100, 000 lost towards the coronavirus in the U. S.

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The Portrait of Grief

Remembering a few of the one mil lives lost to coronavirus — through the people who loved them.

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The storyplot of Wayne Irwin

A funeral punctuated along with technical difficulties and expressions associated with deep love, reveals the new traditions we are creating during the coronavirus turmoil.

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