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Dear consultants, what are you thoughts on work-from-home and movement restrictions?

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Necessary, suffocating at first, but slowly getting more manageable?

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What is a movement restriction? I am not restricted.

Opps.. restriction in my region. Lol

Not ideal but wholly necessary to keep me and my family safe. We blew the window to have this be addressed any other way.

There was never a window to address this any other way. The only way to prevent the spread is a vaccine and we don’t have one.

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