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[NEWS] How I’ve connected with other scientists online during the COVID-19 pandemic

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du 20 avril 2020 au 30 mai 2020

By Arpit Sharma (Science Mag)

How I’ve connected with other scientists online during the COVID-19 pandemic

In early March, the first cases of COVID-19 were reported in my city, Boston. Suddenly, our university inundated us with emails encouraging good hygiene practices and social distancing. Then, a few days later, we were informed that all noncritical research should stop and that mandatory work-from-home policies would be implemented. Anxiety spread like wildfire. I had not expected my work life on campus to stop so suddenly. My lab mates and I think of our workspace as a home away from home, where we enjoy interacting at lab meetings and over coffee. I felt a pit in my stomach as I realized all that was over for now. I was afraid of feeling isolated [Read more].

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