I think you are making huge assumptions about elderly people. My husband and I are both over 70 and have always gone out to eat once or twice a week. Many of our fellow diners are in our age group so we are not atypical. It is also my understanding that in countries where numbers of serous cases are rising, numbers of younger people needing hospital treatment are also rising. And a fair number of these are unvaccinated.

Quite frankly, I am very glad that it is becoming more difficult for unvaccinated people to go to restaurants etc. Vaccination may not be a fail safe but it clearly seems to have an effect on the spread of Covid. There are very few people who are medically unable to have the vaccine; most of the unvaccinated people I have come across are either frightened by scare stories or just can’t be bothered to act.

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