My heartfelt condolences to Damian Penny on the loss of his grandfather.
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THREAD: When debating COVID restrictions in the capacity of "living with the virus", we need to make more distinctions between restrictions that are liveable in the long-term, versus those that are not sustainable.
What do I mean by this?
Excellent OpEd by, among others, @DonaldVinh. Hits the nail on the head: In #Quebec, there's no accountability for the way the @francoislegault gov't has thrown children under the bus by failing to make schools safer.
Facial recognition? Really? In a pandemic?
Beyond the other well-known problems with facial recognition technology (inherent racism and ethnocentrism, privacy concerns), how on earth does CBSA anticipate that this will work while wearing a mask?
Legault: Hospitalizations are falling... #Quebec is past the peak... oh wait...
🤖 : 3299 hospitalisations (+16) dont 263 personnes aux soins intensifs (-10) (en date du 24 janvier 2022)
So, so little attention being paid to #LongCOVID in the media. Too many people thinking infection is "inevitable" and "might as well get it over with". They don't understand that even a so-called mild case can lead to permanent damage.