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The New Normal

Coronavirus has changed the world. Here’s how experts think it will affect our lives in five years.

Courtesy Margrethe Vestager
THE NEW NORMAL

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It took a global pandemic and stay-at-home orders for 1.5 billion people worldwide, but something is finally occurring to us: The future we thought we expected may not be the one we get.

We know that things will change; how they’ll change is a mystery. To envision a future altered by coronavirus, Quartz asked dozens of experts for their best predictions on how the world will be different in five years.

Below is an answer from Margrethe Vestager, the executive vice president of the European Commission. She was previously the commissioner for competition at the European Commission and held several ministry positions in her native Denmark.

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