No-one can make all human lives completely safe. The zero-Covid agenda presents a fantasy of immortality that more reflective medics know is impossible. As vaccination rolls out and treatments improve, the risk of serious illness or death is falling rapidly.
We can live with a new endemic infection, but this will only happen if we fight the fear and recognise that the pictures on our screens do not represent the mass experience of Covid-19, now and in the years to come.
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