Opinion

Has COVID changed our lives for the better?

Jenna Price
September 22 2022 - 7:30pm
Can we internalise mask mandates on public transport and become our own personal health ministers? Picture Shutterstock

It's been nearly three years since this godforsaken virus came into our lives. Remember those early days? We thought we'd be able to knock it over with a few short lockdowns and tough border closures. Hardcore handwashing set by the clock. Mask mandates. And keep away from everyone with whom you didn't already have close personal contact.

Jenna Price

Jenna Price is a Canberra Times columnist and a visiting fellow at the Australian National University.