Letter to the Editor
December 31, 2020
With the literally hundreds of communicable/transferable diseases around the world, what makes Covid-19 so different...why are we being forced to be afraid of this virus more than any other ailment, including the plague?
Yes, it can make some people very ill; and yes, it can sadly take the lives of some. But so can, and does, many other diseases. I agree that this virus is disconcerting. It came without any warning, and traveled
around the world in record time (my thoughts on that is a different story!), and it seems to be easily transferable.
Yet, does that really take pre-em...