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I'm A Canadian Quarantined In Italy. My Message: Self-Isolate Now.

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Message Al Hirschfield
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This is my 11th day of living alone under lockdown in my apartment in Bologna since the Italian government declared a general quarantine to counteract the perilously expanding COVID-19 pandemic. Inquiring about my well-being and sanity, my friends and family in Canada have anxiously messaged me in recent days. Although I appreciate their care and concern, I am not so preoccupied with my health or the circumstances in Italy, the native land of my grandparents and the country I now call home: I am worried about the rest of the world.

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