When Did Avoiding The Plague Become Controversial?

Colour copper engraving of Doctor Schnabel [i.e Dr Beak], a plague doctor in seventeenth-century Rome, published by Paul Fürst, ca. 1656. Public Domain Review. Additions mine

My friend has had COVID twice (he thinks three times). ‘Natural immunity’ just means being a sick a lot, and potentially giving yourself ‘pre-existing conditions’ which make it your fault if you die.

When people talk about ‘getting it over with’ it sounds nuts to me, but this…

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Indrajit Samarajiva is a writer living in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Sign up for my newsletter at www.indi.ca, and you can reach me at indi@indi.ca.

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