My Take: By Matthew McCully

By Matthew McCully

I don’t need a test to confirm I’m a hypochondriac.
But at some point, I will likely go get tested for COVID-19.
Don’t get me wrong, I’m captain safety over here, but a virus doesn’t become a pandemic because people aren’t careful. It happens because even people making an effort to be safe and careful fall victim.
And to assume I’m fine and compromise the health of other people would be selfish.
My only problem is I never assume I’m fine.
I have diagnosed myself as having the virus daily since the pandemic was declared.
Knowing how overburdened the system is right now, I feel I need a greater justification than peace of mind to get tested.
I think that’s part of the craftiness of this terrible bug.
Doubt has plagued me a lot longer than COVID-19.
Maybe a nose swab will solve two problems.

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