COVID-19, One Year Later: How the virus shut down and forever altered New York in less than three months

On Jan. 21, 2020, New York City’s attention was on things that had nothing to do with their personal health.

In the news, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein was on trial for sexually abusing women. Yankee fans were celebrating Derek Jeter’s election to the Hall of Fame. The presidential race was hitting high gear, and President Trump was facing his first impeachment trial for abuse of power.

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