With the SARS-CoV-2 outbreak hopefully waning, it can be time for many to consider a step back and measure the collateral damage. And there is, and is going to be, a lot of this.
With two years associated with overreaction to plus media obsession using the myriad of ways that COVID-19 can kill or even permanently disable individuals, there’s reason to think a major subset from the population that was consistently adherent to community health edicts regarding non-pharmaceutical interventions will stay mentally scarred.
Several might not be able to wring themselves out of the nascent germophobia that wasn’t just urged, but mandated. Fortunately a manual for post-pandemic germophobia is on the way. Yet it’s not just myself; others are voicing issue as well. The mass media did a heckuva job scaring the particular hell out of individuals, and someone must clean up the clutter….