“But if there is one lesson so far from the world’s response to COVID-19, it’s that the impossible has suddenly become possible. Long-standing regulatory and bureaucratic barriers to expanding telehealth, for example, have suddenly fallen away. New hospitals and clinics are rising from seemingly nowhere in record time. Gin distillers have suddenly discovered their capability for producing hand sanitizer. And the US Senate agreed, 96–0, on a $2 trillion stimulus package to help the country through the COVID-19 crisis. None of these events would have been considered possible just a few short weeks ago.”

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