Alarming attitude

I REFER to John White’s excellent letter in the February Herald about the importance of placing community above self in order to sustain a society long-term.

As a lifelong ‘people watcher’ I have been watching our community since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and some of what I have seen I find very alarming.

I have particular concerns about the negativity of some people towards public health safety requirements for vaccinations and masks.

This seems to me to focus entirely on ‘self’ and ignores the fact that these measures help play a significant part in protecting others, particularly the most vulnerable in our society.

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