Opinion

JEHAN CASINADER: Covid’s second wave should be no surprise

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 15 Aug 2020

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 15 Aug 2020
Which part of the word “pandemic” is hard to understand? There’s a virus sweeping the globe, and it has left 750,000 people dead. We knew this. And yet, the re-emergence of covid came as a shock. That’s because New Zealand had enjoyed two months of total bliss. Under level 1, we had returned to our pre-covid innocence. No physical distancing? No worries. The rest of the world was envious of what we had: a coronavirus holiday – a lengthy reprieve from the virus. We enjoyed it so much that we took...

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