Monday, July 15, 2024
Letters to the Editor

Doing our part

A year after the World Health Organization declared the spread of COVID-19 a global pandemic, and roughly half a year since the onset of a second wave, we are being asked to remain vigilant in anticipation of a third wave. While the vaccine-versus-variant race is on, and help is on its way, we are encouraged not to let up now.
Population density clearly plays a major role in the spread of any infectious disease. So does the level of public vigilance. That the US death rate is approximately twice Canada’s tells the tale. Here in the Pontiac, where we have both a small population dispersed across a large area and a high degree of precaution, we are twice blessed and have the low case numbers to show for it.
The success in the Pontiac is . . .

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