Academic pandemic

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Philippine Star

Many are crooning that the end is near. You’d think there is an epidemic of My Way in our karaoke bars and homes. The news that the Omicron strain is “milder” has been encouraging, what with its higher virulence overwhelming Delta in the battle of the variants. It’s supposed to herald COVID-19’s transition to endemicity. I don’t know if this “living with the virus” thinking isn’t dangerous. How many times have we heard the dingbat suggestion to purposely get exposed para matapos na? We assume that it’s Omicron (the government won’t or can’t tell us so we apply the “looks like a duck” test). Bu…

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