Mariposa Gazette

What Covid has taught us

PRACTICING PUBLIC HEALTH


 

Sometimes, whether writing on paper or two-fingering on the ‘puter, an issue reduces me to a hopeless tangle of glitching neurons.

Shaking the Magic 8 Ball for the hundredth time, hoping for different answers, I asked people what the Covid pandemic had taught us about ourselves. Our list includes many lessons — some painful, some hopeful. You may have your own list.

Americans thought that our health care system was resilient — the best in the world. To be more accurate, most of those ...

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