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We need to enter the fifth stage of coronavirus grief: Acceptance

The five stages of grief provide a useful framework for thinking about crises caused by the pandemic. Although the concept sometimes oversimplifies a complex process, there are core truths: People tend to accept harsh realities gradually and with difficulty.

Rendering of the 2019-nCoV virion. Dan Higgins, MAM/CDC/REUTERS

Washington Post May 14, 2020

The five stages of grief provide a useful framework for thinking about crises caused by the pandemic. Although the concept sometimes oversimplifies a complex process, there are core truths: People tend to accept harsh realities gradually and with difficulty.