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I am writing this blog as a proud native of the COVID-19 epicenter — New York City. I also am a black New York native who is a health professional who now lives in the District of Columbia, one of the next projected hotspots for COVID-19. Every week, whether I know the family member or not, I am being called and told someone died or is hospitalized secondary to COVID-19.

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