Two years ago in Arizona, and in most of the world, conditions began to feel apocalyptic.
After sweeping across China and Europe, the new coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, came to America. The nation was suddenly locked in quarantine. The shelves of the grocery stores were barren of essential things. Workers were laid off in the millions. Life as we knew it was changed and no one how bad it would be or how long it would last.
Around this time, Governor Doug Ducey took some of his first leadership actions regarding COVID-19. All elective surgeries were stopped to make room in hospitals for coronavirus patients. Restaurants closed but were allowed to start serving alcohol.
Two very strange years later, it looks like the worst pandemic is behind us. In this week’s episode of The Gaggle, an Arizona politics podcast, host Yvonne Wingett Sanchez is joined by two Arizona Republic reporters to help make the status quo all over.
Stephanie Innes covers health and goes through the timeline from March 2020 to March 2022. Russ Wiles is a business reporter and he tells how Arizona survives economically and economically compared to the rest of the country.
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