As lockdown eases, those of us with chronic illnesses must not be left behind
During this pandemic, we have seen a spotlight shone brightly on chronic
illness like never before. That those with pre-existing health
conditions and the elderly are most likely to be significantly affected
by Covid-19, means we have come together to protect people who
previously felt invisible. Covid-related messaging that no societal
obligation is worth risking your health for was already part of the
chronic illness tool kit, and this reality is now finally being seen.