Every so often there is a Twitter thread that is a definite must read. This thread by Katie Babcock is one of them. In addition to the thread, you might want to read the comments by fellow Twitter users as well.
A common theme in media is that vulnerable people “feel” left behind by the lack of COVID protections. We don’t feel left behind – we have been left behind and what being “left behind” means is that we’re either forced to isolate or forced into situations that could kill us. 🧵
If you have not had the opportunity to read this Twitter thread, you might want to do so. It is definitely worth the time.
What I imagine a chief public health officer would write, but can't: “Dear citizens, I write to explain some difficult realities. We are tired of fighting Covid-19. Our strategy was entirely based on vaccines, and though they are amazing, their benefits are proving fleeting…
My mum was vaccinated at Toronto Congress Centre today. We were all excited and relieved; but I have been horrified to hear about her experience. I’m now fearful that today she was put at a higher risk of being exposed to #COVID19 than at any other point in this pandemic