As much as I’d like to say I’m grateful for VCU’s email alert assuring the VCU community that the administration and health system are well-prepared for an Ebola outbreak, I didn’t care. If I had the wherewithal, I could craft a list of events and diseases that are more relevant to my health and well-being than Ebola, but not because I don’t believe Ebola is dangerous.
Sexually transmitted diseases have always been prevalent in American societies, especially among the youth. Before making any judgments about a person who has an STD, first take into consideration how devastating and traumatic an occurrence this is for a human being, and most importantly the story behind this unfortunate nightmare.
Grab a box of tissues and some hot tea. Flu season is here.