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Analysis: It's been 6 months since Covid changed our lives completely

September 12, 2020. Summarized by summa-bot.

Six months ago is when it really hit that Covid was going to upset everything. Here's what we wrote back in March: "If you thought coronavirus was no big deal or if you thought it was going to go away, wake up. Your life is about to change."

(CNN)Six months ago is when it really hit that Covid was going to upset everything.

"We would like the country to realize that as a nation, we can't be doing the kinds of things we were doing a few months ago.

We don't yet know whether things will be back to anything like normal for most Americans by then.

In the past few days, we've learned that President Donald Trump was knowingly misleading everyone about the severity of the virus to maintain calm.

Not in nightmares would we have thought six months ago that nearly 1 million people would have died from Covid worldwide or that nearly 200,000 of them would be Americans.

He said we will continue to claw our way past the virus, but we won't be back to normal for more than a year

"If you're talking about getting back to a degree of normality which resembles where we were prior to Covid, it's going to be well into 2021, maybe even towards the end of 2021. "

People insisting that it is their personal right to not wear a mask who go into public enclosed places are likely killing people.

CNN's Jim Acosta asked people at a Trump rally why they refused to wear masks.

The comparison doesn't hold up since Churchill left his country in no doubt of the challenge ahead when he became prime minister in 1940, warning of an "ordeal of the most grievous kind" and adding, "We have before us many, many long months of struggle and suffering. "

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