As some may know, my PCT hike for 2020 was postponed. I actually made the call before the COVID outbreak, but this definitely would have sealed the deal.
One of the bloggers I follow who is also a doctor posted the following and I feel it’s good to pass the info along. I’ll be back to updating this blog for the spring hiking season in Texas. At least my favorite hobby isn’t impacted (much) by these weird times we are living in.
As a physician (Internal Medicine and Ophthalmology), I try to separate my work from this blog, but at a time like this, I feel the need to spread the message to as many people as possible.
Although it is still very early in the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that the world will never be the same. As the SARS-CoV-2 makes it way around the world, we will all experience our version of the pandemic at different times. Healthcare workers scramble around the world to contain the virus and minimize casualties. The battle against this virus will not be won in the hospital wards and in the clinics, it is fought in our homes and neighborhoods with prevention. The soldiers in this battle are the people who live in this country. by staying home, you are contributing more than you will ever realize. That is our main weapon. With such…
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