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With the emergence of the SARS-CoV-2 novel coronavirus in Wuhan, China, in late 2019, and its subsequent development into a global pandemic, Buddhist organizations have sprung into action around the world. Their responses have been diverse, reflecting sectarian and cultural differences, however they have coalesced around certain common themes with deep historical precedents.

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