I still have dreams about black tags.And let's not pretend that hasn't *always* been based partly on beds.
TrueBut also, not a new thing.
Yep.Let’s open all the schools and make attendance mandatory, masks & distancing not!!!
Okay.. but what about car crashes cos you were drunk/texting? Or cancer caused by smoking? Both things people are aware are a risk of those activities, so exactly the same imo. Which is why I said it's risky to get into a moral judgement of who deserves what care. Likelihood of surviving isnt dependent on judgement, and shouldn't be imo.Plus like I said earlier the patience with antivaxers seems to be ending. I'm hearing more and more comments about why the unvaccinated should be taking beds away from others, or why the vaccinated have to postpone surgeries because people refuse to get the shot and then end up flooding the icu. I think the biggest challenge is that this isn't like a car crash, or cancer, or a brain tumor that lands people in the icu. This is a preventable disease that people refuse to "believe in" until it hits someone they know. Then they demand care and get all pissed off if there isn't enough to go around
And omg no. Don't say thatIf it overwhelms the hospitals so be it
naw..... I was just cranky :)And omg no. Don't say that
I think the reason I'm focusing on antivaxxers is it's the problem of the day. But you are right - people make choices all the time and expect care.... que the drunk driver who kills someone and then needs the hospital to save himI think this has just highlighted issues that existed forever, but yeah.. if I gotta stand at an arrest n be like "let's stop they were anti Vax anyway" I think I'd pack in my job tbh.
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Oh gods, I wish. Here (KY and OH), people look at you funny if you wear a mask. I do, everywhere. I went to a (required) event with my company on Friday - a company that is at the forefront of virus and vaccine research - and pretty sure I now have COVID. Four of us--out of 100--wore masks. I also had on gloves and stayed away from everyone. There is another event sponsored by an organization I volunteer for next month and...no masks.I don't know what it's like in the southern states (since interstate travel is kind of a minefield atm). But I'm curious about whether "masks indoors" is now the social norm elsewhere as well?
I'm glad you talked about this. I have the same feelings. And it infuriates me when people say they have PTSD because they have to wear a mask.Why didn't anyone help me when I was wounded and needed help so long ago?
I am in Ky and experience the same funny looks from people, however, I have heart disease and lung disease, and diabetes, and I would not do well if I contracted the virus. I met a woman today who was telling me that she lost her sister to Covid, she was crying as she told me about it and my heart breaks for her.Here (KY and OH), people look at you funny if you wear a mask.