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The COVID-19 pandemic is having a dramatic impact on all of us, involving all our daily activities and our practices. As I write this editorial, elective orthopaedic and sports medicine care has virtually come to a standstill. Many conferences have been cancelled or postponed. I hope that all is well with you, your families and colleagues during these challenging and unprecedented times. I can appreciate how difficult it must be within your institutions and know that many of you are on the front lines supporting patients and fellow clinicians. I hope you all are safe as you adjust to the changes this pandemic has brought to your work and family life.
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It was Bill Gates who wrote in 2015: ‘we must prepare for future epidemics, which may spread more effectively than Ebola. There is a significant chance that an epidemic of a substantially more infectious disease, will occur sometime in the next 20 years”1 Global health experts have been …
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