Opinion

COVID-19 is the end of life as we know it but is that necessarily a bad thing?

By Prof Bridget Aitchison
Updated June 1 2020 - 3:31pm, first published 9:00am

Covid-19 has changed everything as we knew it 

The coronavirus crisis brought streets to a standstill but out of this disruption some good things have been born.
The coronavirus crisis brought streets to a standstill but out of this disruption some good things have been born.

We are living in unprecedented times. We are enduring hardships that we haven't seen since our grandparents endured World War 2. The pandemic descended on us with little time to prepare. Unemployment is at a record high, our federal government is set to return the highest deficit in the history of our country, and there is no vaccine on the near horizon. We are right in saying that our world will never be the same again.

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