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Article content LOS ANGELES “Grey’s Anatomy”‘s fictional surgeon Meredith Grey was stricken with COVID 19, while the “Superstore” staff hoarded toilet paper. But Christmas complete with carol singers, family gatherings and romance will be a largely coronavirus free zone on television.TV shows are adopting varying approaches to the pandemic in their regular season storylines, with shows like “The Conners” embracing it, comedies like “Mom” ignoring it completely, and drama “This is Us” working it in, but not as a central theme.But, when it comes to Christmas, escapism still rules.The Hallmark Channel and sister network Hallmark Movies Mysteries is putting out some 39 holiday TV movies this year all of them made since the pandemic yet none of them mentioning the virus.Article content In original Hallmark movies this year like “Heart of the Holidays” and “Christmas She Wrote,” millions of viewers will see characters heading home for the holidays, falling in love, and gathering around festive tables.Despite strict filming protocols that meant more special effects and less kissing, Hallmark’s holiday movies have all the comforting touches that viewers have come to expect, Vicary said.”There’s a lot of places where you can get darker or edgier or issue related movies, but what people come to us for is to feel happy and positive and warm and loved,” she said.Robert Thompson, professor of pop culture at Syracuse University, said Christmas movies aren’t meant to reflect reality.”That isn’t to say there isn’t waiting out there ‘A Very Pandemic Christmas,’ in which people at a small Vermont inn find they can’t join each other for Christmas because one of them is quarantined,” Thompson quipped.On the other extreme, “Grey’s Anatomy,” set in a busy Seattle hospital, returned in November set in the early weeks of the pandemic. It quickly combined the shock of star Ellen Pompeo’s Dr.
Pre exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a novel bio medical HIV prevention option for individuals at high risk of HIV exposure. This qualitative interview study explores perceptions and understandings of PrEP among a sample of 20 HIV negative and HIV positive men who have sex with men (MSM) in the UK, where there is a debate about the feasibility of offering PrEP on the NHS. Data were analysed using qualitative thematic analysis and social representations theory from social psychology.