We’re sick and tired of every two months’ new “COVID emergency.” This so just a cynical ploy to keep people in a perpetual state of fear of flu-like symptoms and an excuse for perpetual government controls on the economy and individual behavior.
Here’s one way to end zero-COVID madness without admitting you ended zero-COVID — announce the virus has mutated so much that it isn’t COVID anymore. The Chinese have done just that:
A rename makes sense. The latest study out of South Africa shows the current Omicron strains carry about 90% lower hospitalization risk than Delta:
Is that really still COVID-19, which is an abbreviation for Coronavirus Disease 2019?