Those unvaccinated need to be considerate of others, too

Steve Watson asks me to be considerate of his unvaccinated status (“A plea for consideration for the unvaccinated,” The Herald, Dec. 11).

I realize that many are unvaccinated for health or religious reasons. I respect their decisions.

However, not being vaccinated because “my body, my choice” or because of government overreach, does not pass my litmus test. In the vast majority of cases, covid-19 infects a person who is exposed to the air surrounding a circulating, unmasked, unvaccinated human petri dish.

More than 800,000 people have died of covid in this nation, 600,000 of whom are seniors over 65.

That’s my demographic.

Ask me again to be considerate.

Linda Punches


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