things that will forever change our lives


The pandemic brought a lot of changes and many of them will continue after the state of emergency, both in Argentina and in the world.

The coronavirus pandemic And the measures that were taken accordingly have brought a great deal of change in the daily lives of all the citizens of the world.

Even when the restrictions imposed to deal with the pandemic, he coronavirus It will continue to affect the lives of all citizens of the world in many ways.

What will go back to how it was before and what could change forever?

The British BBC news network recently published an article in which he emphasizes the changes that were produced from the pandemic and of isolation and that they could stay forever. Or that they could at least keep for a longer time than expected.

While their analyzes are limited to European realities, in many British cases specifically, there are elements which can be used to move them to the Argentine or Latin American situation. Although the structural, social, political and economic differences are large, the coronavirus pandemic has shown that many countries can be similarly affected by the same stimulus, regardless of their preparation or previous situation.

Will rush hour disappear?

The majority of workers They carry out their tasks at standard hours -of office, it could be said- he is used to the high rush hour traffic. Since long before the appearance of the coronavirus in the world – always in fact – Peak hours have been the nightmare of many.

Source of public transport in which one travels in an almost inhuman way and short sections that take twice or even triple to cross; problems to which we must add the potential inconveniences that may appear, which are very diverse. Cuts in the steps from one district to another, technical failures in trains, subways or buses, road accidents, among others.

It looks like hell. A hell that could end after coronavirus pandemic. But why would rush hour disappear if at some point it will return to normal?

It is there where, precisely, is the key. The “new normal” of which so much is talked about can reach reduce the traffic of people, at least for a while – maybe until the vaccine against coronavirus or until the circulation of the coronavirus is less.

Peak hours could disappear if the circulation of people decreases

It is likely to avoid infection and a new outbreak of coronavirus the governments arrange the work remote required in all those cases where it is possible. This would involve all employees who do office work, passive, that do not require the presence in a fixed establishment. If you consider that percentage of employees is high it is likely that peak hours no longer exist, precisely because there will be so much circulation of people to reach the public transportation or fill the streets and highways with cars.

The latter point is essential when thinking about the potential changes that could remain after this coronavirus pandemic. It is likely that many people choose to use their own vehicles – be they motorcycles or cars – instead of public transport, such as the subway, the train or the bus. The social distance and the prevention of crowding of people are measures that will remain for a long time, especially until the coronavirus circulation and until the population can be immunized. That is why a large part of the citizens will tend to use their own means of transport, taxis or cars that are ordered through apps, and motorcycles.

Online classes forever?

Another great changes than the pandemic brought was the passing of face-to-face classes to virtual classes, something that for many people can be annoying, difficult to carry. The reality is that while many universities had started to put this modality into practice, most of the students were not used to studying, learning, reading in this way. Much less their families, in the case of children and adolescents of school age.

The classrooms, like many other areas, they are one of the spaces of crowding of people. They all have many students inside, who in turn remain there for at least an hour and a half or two in a row. They are few that have space to maintain social distance Among students and this situation is further aggravated when one thinks of public education, at any of its levels -by the number of concurrent schools and universities have per shift.

Virtual classes could be here to stay

Virtual classes could be here to stay

Given that the coronavirus circulation will remain for a long time, the question is When will it be possible to return to the classroom? That is where the problem is, it is a question that no one has yet been able to answer with certainty.

For his part, the Argentine Ministry of Education aims for the return to the educational fields to be in August. From the portfolio directed by Nicolás Trotta this month was raised as a possible date, although there are still many elements to define. The coronavirus pandemic He has demonstrated, among other things, that he has the ability to constantly kick boards and change the rules of the game to his liking.

This situation goes beyond Argentine borders and it spreads all over the world; Each country has its own particular problem and will resolve this issue in its own way and with the resources available to it.

After the coronavirus, what will happen to soccer?

Football is a sport very widespread worldwide, and especially in some societies in particular. Argentina It is one of the countries where it is a key sport, a sport that goes through the lives of most people, not only on a personal level of the practicebut also to cultural level.

Soccer is one of the most widespread sports and has been suspended at all levels by the coronavirus pandemic

Soccer is one of the most widespread sports and has been suspended at all levels by the coronavirus pandemic

The sports practice is vital for many people. In fact, for a long time the need to be physically active is one of the demands of society towards local and national authorities. So far the only one government who has heard these demands is that of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, where a exercise schedule. The authorities of said jurisdiction have arranged schedules and days – established by the DNI number – so that citizens, with a series of restrictions, can do sport in the spaces greens and surroundings.

Meanwhile, other districts maintain this restricted activity, that is, people cannot go out to exercise in the parks or on the streets of their city. Everything varies depending on the situation compared to the coronavirus expansion, while you can be modified according to the criteria of the authorities and of the directors they have chosen.

That is why, for the moment, the advice of the authorities and the specialists is maintaining physical activity within the home. It seems like a difficult task for many reasons: space, motivation, among others fundamental elements for sports. However, it is important to find a way to keep the body active.

At this point it is it is necessary to emphasize that health care is always ahead. This means that it is recommended not to risk physical integrity from exercises that are not appropriate for the space, the age of the person or their physical characteristics. A simple practice that helps keep the body active is the general advice. Anyway there is sports specialists who are working from virtual way and it is they who can best advise all those who want to do exercise at home.

Home exercise routines can be good for the body

Home exercise routines can be good for the body

Another one of the aspects of sport are competitions. Until now everything related to them is suspended locally. Only in Europe have training sessions returned – in countries like Spain, for example – and official matches – in the Bundesliga, for example. Training protocols have been devised that respect the distancing and health safety standards, but have not yet been implemented, neither in Argentina nor in most of the countries of the region.

Eventually, training and competition will come back, in fact it is what they soccer regulatory entities are interested and other sports worldwide. However the public is what is going to change and it is likely that consequences of coronavirus remain for a time. There is no doubt that stadiums and tribunes are a great focus of crowding of people, which could lead to a massive wave of infections, which is precisely what was tried to avoid with the quarantine.

As well as the Bundesliga started playing its matches without an audience, it is likely that other leagues copy their conduct. They will be the local authorities, according to the epidemiological situation of each place, who determine when the public can return to the fields. When are you going to be able to listen to the court songs, the goal cries and the complaints about poorly charged penalties? Is a answer that for now nobody has.

The artistic world after the coronavirus

The artistic world is one of those that has suffered the most during the coronavirus pandemic. All activities they are carried out with the public, precisely there is the essential of the show, which is done with the idea that someone see it and enjoy it. All this has been suspended from the moment the coronavirus pandemic was declared and the isolation decreed accordingly. The crowding of people that occurs in a movie theater or theater makes it sa impossible develop that kind of activities.

Throughout the world the cinemas and theaters have been closed, which has led to the concern of the protagonists of the field. Like anyone else, they are workers and need their income to be able to carry on with their lives.

In this sense there were a lot of shows they have searched facing the crisis since reinvention. They have somehow tried to bring art to homes, where most people are confined by the coronavirus pandemic. This reality applies even for those countries they have already passed all phases of isolation -like the Europeans, for example-, given that in many of them the cinema and theater rooms have not yet reopened.

It is likely that, for the same reason that face-to-face classes at all educational levels, this sIttation lasts longer than isolationthat is, until the circulation of the coronavirus is reduced and a large part of the population has acquired immunity or, at least, has had contact with the coronavirus. Although it is not the ideal to which the entertainment industry aspires or the viewers who consume it, it is probably the most appropriate way out in this context.

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