Beyond statistics: Remembering lives lost to COVID-19 in Berkeley

Photo of a man sitting on a bench at a bus stop
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Since the emergence of the pandemic, 35 deaths related to COVID-19 have occurred in Berkeley. According to the city’s COVID-19 dashboard, there have been 3,306 total confirmed cases in the city as of press time.

Devoted parents and cherished friends were among the 35 people who died from COVID-19 in Berkeley over the course of the pandemic. Some were pioneers in their respective fields, and others were passionate social workers with bright futures ahead of them.
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We are THE intelligent life

The sanctity of human life is something we’re all rather familiar with, irrespective of whether those teachings stemmed from kindergarten playground bullying or esoteric college breadth courses. As humans, we pride ourselves on being the only intelligent life on the planet, and we’ve made that fact well-known to all other
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