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The COVID nightmare in America is over. There are other countries in which the virus is still a serious concern, but not here. President Joe Biden and the rest of the leftist Democrats are thoroughly disappointed with this fact, as they slowly watch their ill-gotten grip on tyrannical power slip away, but it’s a fact, nonetheless. By virtually every metric – new cases, deaths, active cases, vaccinations – the effects of the COVID pandemic on Americans and our society are rapidly disappearing. It may be too soon to declare eradication, but it’s not too early to reflect on some of the heroism we witnessed over the past sixteen months.
It’s easy to forget now if we dismiss some of the unhinged hysteria we saw at the beginning of the pandemic, but COVID was indeed frightening at the start. There was a lot we didn’t know about the disease as events unfolded. How transmissible is it? Can it be contracted by touching contaminated surfaces? Which comorbidities are most vulnerable? Despite those uncertainties, millions of Americans braved the unknown, put fear for their personal safety aside, and stepped up. They rose to the occasion.
Clearly, health care workers are at the top of the list. From day one, doctors, nurses and others not only put themselves at risk, they did so at the heart of the battle: in hospitals, emergency clinics, and doctor’s offices. They put themselves in harm’s way and worked excessively long hours, often taking care of or directly interacting with, COVID patients who could have infected them. On social media, we all saw the tributes and sincere appreciation for those courageous men and women, and that recognition was well deserved. Along with those mean old capitalists in so-called ‘Big Pharma’ who developed vaccines which saved millions of lives in an incredibly short period of time, the heroism of our health care workers was stunning to witness.
But gallantry during COVID came from more than just doctors, nurses, and pharmaceutical scientists. There were scores of professions which had previously been taken for granted by most Americans, but during COVID earned significant newfound […]