Men fight for liberty and win it with hard knocks. Their children, brought up easy, let it slip away again, poor fools. And their grandchildren are once more slaves.
Health Minister Brad Hazzard is standing firm behind plans to require churchgoers to show proof of vaccination when NSW reopens, despite religious leaders pushing for an exemption on the grounds no one should be turned away from church.
Fiery moment Gladys Berejiklian admits today's daily Covid briefing will be her last because she 'needs a clear head' to lead NSW through its 'most challenging two months ever'
Premier Gladys Berejiklian has ended her final regular COVID-19 update with a fiery exchange over her decision to stop fronting the press daily.
As an article in Nature last month put it, a "massive UK study of COVID-19 cases shows that people who are jabbed have good immunity at first, but quickly become more vulnerable to the fast-spreading Delta variant."
The following passage from the article I have linked to, however, prompts me to wonder if I should not get the shot after all (I turn 80 next month):
Any knowns and unknowns concerning vaccine risks must be weighed against the known and unknown risks of COVID-19 itself, which includes, of course, long-haul COVID complications. For many people, especially the elderly and individuals with various pre-existing conditions such as hypertension, diabetes, and chronic liver disease, this should be an easy choice.