In Professor Wills’s unit, we investigated the intersections of sick bodies, gay bodies, and the Church as a body in the context of the AIDS epidemic. There were many parallels to the current day COVID-19 pandemic in terms of how we label ‘other’ bodies and use illness as a physical barrier. In the 1980s, it was a fear of gay and queer bodies that defied existing labels and social norms. Today, the pandemic has othered Asian bodies, black bodies, and other minority groups’ bodies. The intersection of health and race has demonstrated huge disparities in access to healthcare and vaccines. We also discussed how bodies become archives and numbers in times of crisis. Sick people simply become their disease, and we forget about the person in the body.