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If you want to survive this plague look to the elderly - they're made of hardier stuff

Liz Kearney


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Sanguine: It seems it’s the 40 somethings who are worried most, despite not being the most at-risk group

Sanguine: It seems it’s the 40 somethings who are worried most, despite not being the most at-risk group

Sanguine: It seems it’s the 40 somethings who are worried most, despite not being the most at-risk group

The white-haired mourners at the removal were of an age when you'd worry that a bad dose of literally anything might kill them, let alone an exceptionally virulent plague drifting in from the east.

But were they worried about the coronavirus, as they gathered to say a final goodbye to an old friend? Not a bit of it. A load of nonsense, said one elderly gentleman dismissively, nodding towards the hand sanitiser on the wall. People are going mad altogether.


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