## What is/are Numbers Tell?

Numbers Tell - While many of these contributed to transparency and a potentially better understanding of statistics and the spread of the pandemic, numbers tell us little about what happens in local communities on an individual and interpersonal level.^{[1]}Yet, knowing details of differential impacts, discovering that suffering and vulnerability have endless permutations, and understanding the varied ways of perceiving and responding to epidemics is just as important as the stories that numbers tell.

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