My Take: By Gordon Lambie

By Gordon Lambie
My Take: By Gordon Lambie

The format of a My Take is 150 words – no more, no less – to express an opinion on a different topic each week. This week’s topic was where were you when the pandemic began?

As Quebec joins in with the “back to normal” brigade this weekend, it’s going to become much more important to not let fatigue and frustration sweep an ongoing global pandemic under the rug.

One of the debates that has been taking place consistently over the last two years has revolved around there being other deadly health issues in the world that we don’t track in the same public, daily way that we have been with Covid.

It’s a valid point, but it often comes up as an argument for paying less attention to Covid, rather than paying more attention to cancer or heart disease. That seems a little backwards, doesn’t it?

Sure, the world is full of danger, and it’s nerve-wracking to think about that all the time, but is it better to ignore risks right up until the moment they are actively killing us?

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