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Irresponsible Colleague

When a Covid-19 Positive tested irresponsible colleague joins the Christmas Party…

Thursday, December 8, 2022, one of my colleagues told me, during a phone call, that he went to a club the night before and felt very sick after he came home.

So, he did a self-test for Covid-19 and tested positive. I told him to self-quarantine for 10 days, as is a protocol for our company. And normal protocol when tested Covid-19 positive.

What I forgot, as I hadn’t the intention to attend, that Monday, December 12, 2022, we had our yearly Christmas party. Keep this in mind.

As I hardly come into the office (or anywhere else), I only went to the Office on Thursday, December 15, 2022. We had an important meeting.

During this meeting, the Covid-19-positive colleague dropped in. Seven days after he told me he had the test and was found positive.

This made me very angry, there were many other colleagues not feeling well (one in the meeting), and some others staying home to work from there.

After the meeting, he went for a long smoke and talk with some colleagues. Yeah Petrus, very responsible. I will never understand how someone like you was able to become a manager!

What I learned later was that many other colleagues became very sick after attending the Christmas party. Where the Covid-19-positive colleague went.

The day after I went to to the office, very early in the morning, I woke up with a very high fever, shivering. Headache, muscle aches, joint aches etc.

Not feeling well at all. On the contrary, feeling very sick.

Stupid idiot that you are Petrus E. That you only have been sick 1 day doesn’t mean you cannot infect others.

Don’t think only about yourself. But also about other people who might get very ill. People who might have an underlying disease you don’t know about.

Not only you probably are responsible for them getting very ill, but also you can be responsible for their death.

Moreover, I have been very sick for 3 days, and then it seems that I started to recover.

As I work from home and can schedule my own work most of the time, I decided to work instead of calling myself in sick.

Only the first day I was not able to work. Luckily I always have weekends off, so I could try to recover. Sadly it didn’t work out that way. One day I felt like recovering, the next day I had high fevers again.

Coughing, sneezing, just feeling very sick. And I never feel sick.

My work needs a quiet environment to do, so I mainly work from home. I order my groceries online and never visit a store. The only thing I do every 4-5 weeks is getting a manicure.

Therefore, I am sure the infection I caught, I caught at work. Where many colleagues became ill after the Christmas party.

And few did visit the office, not even bothering to test for Covid-19 (according to most Dutch “it is only heavy Flu).

Finally, too stupid to know about the differences between the Flu & Covid-19. Too ignorant to understand that the flu is the infectious disease who makes the most dealy victims each and every year.

The ignorance, in fact, has everything to do with the Dutch government. As a result of not having enough masks & gloves for hospitals etc. and equally important, not wanting to shut down Schiphol (like every normal country did), they denied in fact for many months that Covid-19 was dangerous.

As a result, many died in the Netherlands where it could have been prevented. Consequently, a huge percentage of the right-winged Dutch don’t believe in the disease at all.

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