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Letter: Healthy until proven sick

The sky is not falling.

I am a big believer in the idea of “innocent until proven guilty.” I believe we need a new saying: “healthy until proven sick.”

I can’t understand why so many people are willing to give up their rights because of COVID-19.

We have closings, emergency declarations, sheltering in place, quarantines and banning people from peacefully assembling. Is this constitutional?

Now we have “social distancing.”

I think that the world needs more handshaking, hugging and kissing, not less.

Is this the new normal? I hope not.

— Chuck Mann

Greensboro

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