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Collected Item: “Getting Sick during a Pandemic”

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Getting Sick during a Pandemic

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Text story

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I recently have struggled with a medical issue related to my back, quite possibly brought about by the stress of the pandemic. Getting sick during a pandemic is not only more common, due to stress, but also unnerving as you must go out to medical appointments, be around sick people, and worry about your sickness interfering with your body's work in fighting off the COVID-19 virus.

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healthcare, illness, fear, stress, anxiety, HST580, Arizona State University

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Sharon E Hunt

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