Is it wise or foolish for essential workers to know who has or has had Covid-19?
The Chicago Tribune articles titled: Address sharing to first responders creates tension, and. Ward super-spreader at Joliet Nursing Home reports two instances the need to identify Covid 19 victims, and carriers to prevent spreading the pandemic to essential workers or anyone.
The Purpose of This Post
Is to relate the controversy of identifying known carriers is necessary for essential workers.
Anyone who is among the living has hope –even a live dog is better off than a dead lion! (Ecclesiastes 9:4)
What’s My Point?
In ancient times a dog was considered a low life and a lion was esteemed.
There is no logical reason to consider any pandemic victim to be stigmatized or considered to be a lower esteemed person as a lion or brave essential worker.
However, both a dog and a lion have hope only if they are alive.
Why then should any lion’s hope of living be put in unnecessary risks because someone is worried about the victim becoming stigmatized during a pandemic when millions of people are being infected with COVID-19?
In My Opinion
If it is logical to understand that everyone has hope only if they are alive, and wisdom is a factor to prolong life, then withholding wisdom has to logically be considered as folly if we are concerned with saving lives.
In other words, the USA worry about stigmatize will experience the same folly of having more people become infected for longer period as time as evidenced by the result of how Cuba quarantined HIV/AIDs victims compared to the USA and World.
Read in the Source Links below a previous post of how Cuba managed to control the spread of HIV/AIDS epidemic in comparison to the world by use of quarantine and not being concerned about stigmatizing victims.
Why should anyone of the millions of victims of COVID-19 feel or be stigmatized for becoming a victim in a pandemic?
If medical workers have information to identify a Covid-19 victims but police do not, does that logically mean politicians consider police to be of lower esteemed essencial worker than a medical worker?
Is there any hope for politicians in the USA to wise up and understand what effective leadership entails?
Regards and goodwill blogging.
Dog and Lion