Editorials

Coronavirus has impacted us all

By Jadyn Chirico
    A few months ago I had not expected the coronavirus to grow into a global pandemic. I expected that I would finish off the school year from within the classroom and not have to miss the trip that my family and I had been looking forward to for months. I didn’t think that there would be a day that I’d enter the grocery store to find that shelves were becoming empty, or that I could no longer go into a restaurant and sit down. And as I think many can agree that we never saw this coming, it’s a hard time that we’re all working through together.

Making our way through this coronavirus marathon

By Dr. Graham A. Colditz, Siteman Cancer Center
We are beginning to see signs that our steps to curb the spread of COVID-19 are paying off. While the infection is still spreading swiftly in certain areas, in others that have adopted strong physical distancing and stay-at-home policies, the infection rate is leveling off and even dropping.

Don’t be afraid of dying of COVID-19, be afraid of causing someone else to die

    It’s likely that at least some of the restrictions we have all been living under for the past month and a half will begin to be lifted soon. That doesn’t, however, mean that you should run headlong back into the world as if everything is okay. It’s not.