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Mertixell Riba
ICU NURSE

“We were overwhelmed and didn’t even have enough material”

THE HARDEST THING “You take the hand of someone you barely know to try to make up for the lack of their family, even though that is irreplaceable”

Laia Turon
PHYSIOTHERAPIST

“I cried a lot and I’m afraid all this will come back, but I would do it again”

ON WAKING UP “They asked why their relatives were not coming. How do you tell them that there’s a global pandemic and that everyone is at home?”

The year of the pandemic

Last year a life-changing pandemic spread around the world. Here, people from all walks of life recount their personal Covid stories

THE LAST WORD

War of words

In December, Spain’s high court in Catalonia, the TSJC, ruled that 25% of classes in Catalan schools must be in Spanish, a decision many see as an attack on the Catalan language. Also in December, the...

THE LAST WORD

NOWHERE TO GO

The negative effects of the pandemic are many and serious. Apart from the thousands who have died or become ill, others have lost earnings or jobs, while entire sectors have been blighted. Meanwhile, the...