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Running head: SOCIOLOGY1Addressing the issue of Common Good on The COVID-19 PandemicStudent’s NameInstitutional affiliationInstructor’s Name
SOCIOLOGY2Addressing the issue of Common Good on The COVID-19 Pandemic.The emergence of the COVID-19 Pandemic caught many people, societies, communities, andeven most nations of the world unaware. Most of the measures put in place by the experts in thefield of epidemics to help contain the spread of the virus were so drastic and appeared so‘punitive’ to most people. There have been varied responses on the remedies that have been instituted to help contain thespread of the deadly disease. The varied responses are informed by the fact that most of thepeople and communities have never been prepared for such drastic measures such as lockdowns,restrictions in social places among others, or have never witnessed the extent of effects caused bya virus or a major global health issue in the magnitude presented by the COVID-19 Pandemic(The Atlantic, 2020). Common good as a social aspect of a community is an important activity that helps createconcern for each member of the community's well-being. It is highly achieved when acommunity is more concerned in promoting optimal utilization of information, resources, and therights of the individuals in enhancing a balanced realization of extending benefits to thedisadvantaged and dispossessed members of the community. The exponential and rapid spread of the COVID-19 Pandemic has resulted from the adoption ofvaried responses towards the containment measures proposed by the epidemiologists. In mostcommunities, there has existed a back and forth pull between different groups of people whosupport and help promote the containment measures and others entirely opposed to the samecontainment measures like social distancing and public gatherings(The Atlantic, 2020).
SOCIOLOGY3The opposing groups to the set measures on the containment of the virus have been detrimental