• Glenn Wilson

    Al of Rancho Santa Clara wrote: A few nights ago, while at La Frontera restaurant, an expat hangout, we were reviewing current events and gossip with some friends and someone mentioned that a local couple had actually chartered a private plane to take them back to California to get vaccinated for the coronavirus. The couple had almost hermetically closeted themselves at their home for almost a year as a precaution against contagion.

    Without making light or passing judgment on this couple's decision—for I don't know their personal health and other circumstances—it occurred to me this might be a high point in the anxiety, sometimes edging on panic, that has hovered like smog over the San Miguel expat community during the Covid crisis.

    When the news of the virus wafted down from the U.S a year ago, a sizable number of Americans hastily packed up and returned home, figuring it would be a safer place than Mexico to weather the oncoming public health crisis. ...

    There is more from Al at Life at Rancho Santa Clara: A second Covid panic, this one over vaccinations. More #RanchoSantaClara.

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