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Laughter in a time of crisis

Memes help us deal with the horror of the COVID-19 pandemic

Frustrated by incessant Zoom meetings? There are memes to cope with that, too. (Image by meme artist Hari Krishnan)

Is laughter really the best medicine? The enduring appetite for coronavirus memes making the rounds on social media suggests it is.

The longer the pandemic goes on, the more creative, irreverent, witty or sometimes offensive these memes get. Nothing and no one is spared, including toilet paper hoarding and fears that our neighbors are not quarantining correctly.

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