Why social distance shaming needs to stop.

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The majority of the world has got the message: COVID-19 is not a drill.

Terrible news fills our every waking minute and we are all dealing with ever-changing social distancing laws that dictate what we can and can’t do in our home states.

Most people I observe seem to be adhering to them too. We are all gingerly standing on those taped floor crosses in queues at the shops and are overly careful not to get too close to anyone on the street.

Side note: Celebrities are getting creative in isolation. Post continues below. 

Yet an article published on The Sydney Morning Herald on Sunday about ‘virus vigilantes’ who film, report and shout at their neighbours for flouting social distancing rules, shows that not everyone feels the same.

I understand why people are on edge and I have noticed a slight change in attitudes in my suburb too.

The usual light-hearted and friendly banter at our…

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