“I think the unspoken tragedy of this whole COVID experience has been the loss of humanity toward the end of someone’s life,” Rao said. “We used to have the ability to be with our loved ones when they were passing away. Now people are passing away in isolation.”For young people, do proceed with caution. Listen to what those who know about COVID say:
“A lot of young folks don’t want to wear masks. I think they forget that you can get COVID just like you can get into a car accident,” Puri said, likening face covering to buckling a seat belt."The isolation experienced in the process of dying is devastatingly lonely and pure torment, as described here in—for frequently shocked family members, as well. Friends, let's all wear masks, maintain social distance, and avoid large gatherings, including family ones.
Personally, I know that we're all going to die someday. I just prefer not to go down this way. Nor would any of us want this for ourselves or any of our loved ones. God help us all.