Fighting Cancer and a Pandemic

The U.S. has a lack of empathy for people with weakened immune systems right now

Fighting cancer, a pandemic, and a lack of empathy. Skyy Hook pens a powerful essay in Zora about her experience dealing with breast cancer as Covid-19 hit, and the horror at the United States’ desire to reopen so quickly. She writes:

“When Covid hit, it felt as if somehow I became expendable to certain sections of society who seemed to think it was okay to sacrifice us — those with “weakened immune systems and…

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