We don’t have a right to their trauma

Or, why I’ll be the last person in the world wearing a mask

I’m angry. This is personal.

Countries around the world have given up on the pandemic. At the end of January, for example, Ireland lifted pretty much all its Covid restrictions overnight, a move that prompted Taoiseach Micheál Martin to crow, “This is a good day.” No more lockdowns, no more vaccine requirements. Ireland was done.

Following suit, Denmark lifted all of its restrictions this week. All of them. Masks…

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Mark Shrime, MD, PhD

Mark Shrime, MD, PhD

Author, SOLVING FOR WHY | Global surgeon | Decision analyst | Climber | 3x American Ninja Warrior Competitor