In today’s society, no matter where you are in the world, it's fast moving and non-stop. This is especially an issue in large, more-developed cities. Because people are always out and about going to work, traveling on vacation or just to explore the world, taking the children to practice or music lessons, or simply going to a friend’s house a few blocks over, pollution is a very prominent issue in the world, and has been for countless years. 

Read more of Allyssa Bovasso Pignataro's Op-Ed 'Is COVID-19 a Message from Mother Nature?' on the Maroon and Gray site