Did we learn the lesson? | Editor's Note
Last updated 8/13/2021 at 11:31am
COVID cases are seeing a sudden surge in the Snohomish County, with dozens of outbreaks and hospitalizations so far in July. My biggest concern this time around is whether or not people have learned their lesson through the initial, terrible experience with COVID last year.
Think about it. We've seen this pattern before, haven't we? Health experts urge us to take the necessary precautions, misinformation and nonfactual rumors get spread around, response to the virus and infections is delayed, rates of infections skyrocket, and we are left with facing the consequences of quarantine, illness,...