Where to next for anti-vaxers?
I agree with some politicians and health professionals who predict that COVID-19 will become the pandemic of the unvaccinated.
If the effectiveness of all the vaccines available to us prove real, for as long as our antibodies offer some level of protection, then it surely can't be otherwise.
Therefore, I'm very curious as to what the strategies will be of the anti-vaxers and conspiracy theorists out there to avoid getting COVID when we open up.
If getting the virus proves to you that it is real, then what will you do?
Will you go to hospital and take up the place of a fully vaccinated person who has underlying health conditions or a pregnant woman concerned for her un-born baby? Will you avoid human contact altogether?
Will you wear a health bracelet stating that you don't want to be revived or expect any medical attention whatsoever associated with the virus?
I don't expect reason to help you understand the importance or existence of COVID19 and being vaccinated but you must surely have a back-up plan in case you are wrong.
As for the anti-lockdown protesters who bemoan and decry about human rights with newfound fervour, will you also be joining the next human rights marches supporting refugees in detention, black lives or asylum seekers?
Don't stop now, there's a lot of things to get upset about in the world. Or is it just about your own human rights?
John Panneman, Conjola Park
Are we ready?
I am worried, I think many of us are. We have been told NSW will open up on or near October 11. Freedom, great..but is it really that great?
I am not so sure, with this "opening" up means that we have the influx of tourists, the Sydneysiders who have also been in lockdown and want to escape their four walls.
I want to see the tourists here and the holiday homes full but what does it mean for us locals living here? We have just been told that Milton hospital is not going to be a COVID-19 hospital, So where will they go? Nowra? But when Nowra is full, Wollongong? Sydney? Holiday people go home, they are closer to these hospitals, but us, where do we stay? We all want to "open" up, but are we ready? I don't think so.
Agnes Waratah, Burrill Lake
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