Under a Biden Administration, the future looks bleak and the prospect of nationwide lockdowns and continuing restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic loom large. From what was originally sluffed off by the Democrats (come on down to Chinatown) has grown into their “cause celebre” to use as leverage to control America with fear.
But there are many renowned infectious disease epidemiologists and public health scientists from around the world who recognize the damaging social, physical and mental health impacts of many prevailing policies, and favor an approach called Focused Protection.
Rather than locking up our economy and society, these doctors recommend that those who are not vulnerable should immediately be allowed to continue life as normal, with a few disinfecting precautions. Schools and universities should be open for in-person teaching.
Extracurricular activities should be resumed. Young low-risk adults should work normally. Restaurants and other businesses should open. Arts, music, sport and other cultural events should return.
It is imperative that our residents know the facts and you can find out more from The Great Barrington Declaration at www.dbdeclaration.org and see the names of almost 50,000 health professionals and about 700,000 concerned citizens who advocate a better direction.
There is a lot of anxiety and apprehension out there and a lot of misinformation feeding it. I doubt it will get better under a Biden/Harris presidency.