It’s getting so that parody Twitter accounts like The Onion and The Vertlartnic don’t seem that far removed from reality any more. We’ve really all been thrown under the bus, every human for themself, etc. Without guidance or information. The so-called vulnerable being blamed by the presumed healthy for holding them back from enjoying their normal lives again. But what these “healthy” people don’t realise is… WE ARE ALL VULNERABLE. We’re being lied to left, right and centre so don’t hear about all the previously healthy people who have died or are suffering from Long Covid. I could go on but this just makes me so sad and tired. It’s all been said before but nobody is listening.
I swear Twitter is the only place you can get reasonably accurate information about the state of the pandemic, what the prevalence is, what we actually *know* (even if the press pretends it away) about the observable long term effects, what constitutes effective mitigation (air filtration with things like CR boxes, masking with actual respirators and not surgical snotrags). My in-law equivalents just left for a six week multi-country jaunt (“we’ll be going on a plane, and a ship, and a train, and a bus”) and, while I was at one point assured “we always mask around other people” their last bunch of travel photos told a different story. And yes, you know what one of them brought home.
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