The Transylvania Times -

Elderly Are 'Collateral Damage'


Last updated 9/28/2020 at 3:09pm

Our president has told us not to worry about the virus; mostly the elderly, who often have physical deficits, die. Being elderly, this is not good news. While I am ready to die in the natural course of things, I am in no hurry to leave this life. I am healthy, and I work hard to maintain that health. However, because immune systems deteriorate over time, I am vulnerable to the more devastating effects of COVID-19. I fear I am seen as collateral damage by those who think we can ignore our way back to“normal.”

I want to remind my neighbors that as a 76-year-old I am a vital member of ou...

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