It seems that almost every day we are hearing that someone we know has either died, or is in hospital – and lately it’s mostly Covid related. Our social media feeds are full of RIPs or messages of hope and support for someone in ICU. These are our friends, family members and colleagues. How do we deal with this overwhelming and seemingly endless cycle of loss on a personal level? Dr Hanan Bushkin tells us how we as a nation can handle the potential ‘grief pandemic’.