“Caring for myself is not self-indulgence. It is self-preservation, and that is an act of political warfare.” —Audre Lorde
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In the early days of COVID-19, commentators often chose to describe the novel coronavirus as an affliction that would not discriminate. “While the well-connected certainly have better access to testing and treatment than others,” James Hohmann wrote, “in this world of inequality, viruses are equalizers.”