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    Army trucks taking away the bodies of COVID-19 victims. And new infections and deaths reported every day. Until March 2020, these were images only seen in China where the virus felt far away. But in the blink of an eye it had hit Northern Italy and spread to the whole of Europe in a matter of weeks a worldwide pandemic would be declared and our lives would never be the same.

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