Here's why nothing happened to you after you…

Last week, I posed the question “what happened to you right after you tested positive for Covid-19?” If you didn’t read it, just take a moment to think about the moment you tested positive. For the majority of Covid positive people across the advanced health economies, that’s Europe, North America, Australia, New Zealand and maybe South Africa, it’s likely that absolutely nothing happened. You got told you were sick with a novel disease, but you were not offered any treatment at all. “You’re sick, there’s absolutely nothing we can do for you.” You reasonably thought nothing of it and probably assumed it was because no treatments existed.

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