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Though the Covid-19 pandemic is unquestionably a health crisis, focusing only on the health aspects of the virus is too narrow a perspective. Much more is occurring than a health-care challenge.

The global financial crisis of 2008 originated from poor financial practices. The lasting consequences of the financial crisis led to a business crisis, which led to a health-care crisis. The health-care consequences of the global financial crisis are rarely explored or discussed, but there was a dramatic increase in chronic and mental health illnesses due to the stress caused by the financial and business crisis...

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