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Fionola Meredith

Why it's time for us to feel the fear and do it anyway - be brave and get back to work

Fionola Meredith


Deal in facts, not dread, says Fionola Meredith, arguing it's safe for most people to return to their place of employment

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People can’t cower at home indefinitely while the option of returning to work now exists

People can’t cower at home indefinitely while the option of returning to work now exists

People can’t cower at home indefinitely while the option of returning to work now exists

Coronavirus is no longer circulating widely within the community. In Northern Ireland deaths attributed to Covid have dropped - thank goodness - to nil. Pubs and restaurants are opening up again. You can even go and get a back massage to iron out the stress of lockdown.

Normality, beautiful everyday normality, which we never appreciated enough before, is returning slowly but surely to our streets and homes.

So why do so many fit and healthy people refuse to go back to work?