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The looming complications of long COVID

Start-and-stop recovery will have economic, political and social consequences

| North America
Empty chairs on a beach in Phuket, pictured in March 2020: an inability to vaccinate its populations means the country will be less appealing as a tourist destination.   © Reuters

Ian Bremmer is the president of Eurasia Group and GZERO Media and author of "Us vs. Them: The Failure of Globalism."

A year into the pandemic, the health effects of COVID-19 speak for themselves -- more than 105 million people known to be infected worldwide, more than two million dead.

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