In The New Yorker, Kate Brown F’15 writes “The Pandemic Is Not a Natural Disaster.”

In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, this idea of a body as an assembly of species—a community—seems newly relevant and unsettling. How are we supposed to protect ourselves, if we are so porous? Are pandemics inevitable, when living things are bound so tightly together in a dense, planetary sphere?

Here is the link to the article.