‘It hit me in the face’: Aussie disabilities advocate says reactions to coronavirus made her feel ‘dispensable’ to society

On an episode of the ABC’s Q&A dedicated to loneliness last night, Ms Kayess revealed she had a visceral reaction when she examined how COVID-19 patients were being triaged for treatment. “It was such a visceral reaction that I had. It was so in my face that I was dispensable … that my life wasn’t valued. And I was dispensable.

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Date published:
Tue 15th Sep, 2020