Richmond News column: To live with COVID-19, we can't just ignore it
I keep hearing that COVID-19 is going to be with us for a long time, so we should just accept it and get on with living. But what does that really mean? It doesn’t mean just declaring the pandemic over and carrying on, deaths be damned. What it does mean is getting back to the things we love about our lives, in the safest way possible.
It does seem bizarre to be talking this way during what is, by far, the highest wave of the COVID-19 pandemic so far. There are so many cases that testing was completely overloaded, making case counts meaningless. Although the wave is highest, in some ways it is not the worst. Yes, hospitalizations and deaths are going up, but most people aren’t getting very sick.
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