12 March 2020

Front-line health-care workers are heroes. We should celebrate them as such


Open this photo in gallery A nurse wears a protective face mask at the North Wing Regional Hospital (HRAN), after reports of the coronavirus in Brasilia, Brazil on March 10, 2020. ADRIANO MACHADO/Reuters Kevin Patterson is a physician and novelist. He practises general internal and critical care medicine on Vancouver Island and on the west coast of Hudson Bay. The Forever War draws to a close just as a struggle far more lethal and existential begins to unfold. Now might be the right time to [...]