The youth have often been blamed for the spread of the new Omicron variant of COVID-19, but how have they been affected by this new virus mutation? Brighton’s youth is here to give their opinions on the government, vaccinations and if lockdowns are the solution.
The new wave of the coronavirus has brought with it conflicting views from medical experts and political figures, leading to confusion and uncertainty in the minds of the public, making it more important than ever to now be “covid aware”.
With the pandemic raging, there appears to be a divide between what is right for the economy and society, and what is essential to maintain the health and safety of medical professionals as well as vulnerable people.
The views of young people in the country appear to highlight the clear issues that exist in the current handling of the pandemic, while also offering some handy solutions to build awareness and tackle the ongoing problem.
With various countries adopting different methods of dealing with the pandemic, only time will be able to truly tell whether we are able to defeat the deadly virus soon or have to continue living with its effects for years to come.