• Sal Parikh

LET'S ALL GET THE SHOT!

I’ve been seeing a lot of people who are hesitant about getting vaccinated for Covid-19. From somebody who works in the event industry, I would be lying if I didn’t mention I have a personal stake in getting back to life as normal, so we can resume the corporate hospitality end of our business. Of course, the only way we are going to achieve this is if as many people as humanly possible get vaccinated so we can achieve herd immunity. What’s really been on mind of late as someone of Indian descent, is seeing all of the heartbreaking images from the country where my family is from. It seems like everyone I know knows someone who is sick or dying. What is especially alarming is the lack of resources available - from oxygen, treatments, to the even the vaccine itself. This is why in a country of abundance like ours where the vaccines are readily available, it’s been troubling to see people refusing to take them. If you miss 2019 and want life to be back to normal again, the solution is right there in front of all of us - everyone should get vaccinated. These vaccines are one of the most impressive scientific accomplishments in the last hundred years. Let’s all accept this gift our fellow humans have created for us. Here’s the video of me getting jabbed and I’ve never felt better. Pro tip: If you have a dog, bring the pooch to make the experience even more fun like I did!