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Old 28.10.2020, 21:38
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Re: Travel to Canary Islands still requires quarantine on return?

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Interesting - perhaps not everyone sees this crisis in the same way as you?
If we'd all carried on working, getting on with life, crying for those who died, burying them and carrying on like people did before the age of Twitter and generalised hysteria, then it would be nearly over now. About 0.5% of the population would have died, nearly all over 75, and hardly anyone would have lost their job or would be threatened with it. (or worse, in poorer countries)
I take it you're not a Swede, neither am I, but this last 10 months I've often wished I was. Death is part of life and cannot be banned, the attempts to do so are doing more damage than the virus. IMO keeping the economic wheels spinning is really important.

I agree with many of the points you make- over-protecting the elderly especially those who have very poor quality of life- at the cost of the livelihoods of young people and families- does not sit well with me. And yet, my OH will soon be 75 and is just not ready to pop his clogs- he nearly did 3 years ago- and is very happy and active - but, yes- I get your point.

NOT talking here about lock down- this thread is about holidays, and flying. And I truly believe that can wait for now- and that doing so, unless a real family emergency is just not on, and very selfish.
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