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How COVID-19 could change your life forever

Mediafeed Logo By Miranda Marquit of Mediafeed | Slide 1 of 10: For weeks — months at this point — the novel coronavirus pandemic has dominated the news headlines and our lives. Stay-at-home orders meant to curb the spread of COVID-19, along with the steps many individuals have been taking to reduce their chance of exposure, are starting to show signs of impact on the economy.Lawmakers have passed legislation designed to cushion some of the short-term effects, and policies aimed at buoying the stock market continue to be implemented. But what about the lingering impacts of coronavirus on our daily lives?When this is all over, is there the potential for more permanent changes to the way we manage our health and our finances? Here are some of the ways COVID-19 might impact our lives in the future.

Changes to health and finance

For weeks — months at this point — the novel coronavirus pandemic has dominated the news headlines and our lives. Stay-at-home orders meant to curb the spread of COVID-19, along with the steps many individuals have been taking to reduce their chance of exposure, are starting to show signs of impact on the economy.

Lawmakers have passed legislation designed to cushion some of the short-term effects, and policies aimed at buoying the stock market continue to be implemented. But what about the lingering impacts of coronavirus on our daily lives?

When this is all over, is there the potential for more permanent changes to the way we manage our health and our finances? Here are some of the ways COVID-19 might impact our lives in the future.

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