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3/2/22  12:05 am
Commenter: Jason Johnson

Endemic Not Pandemic. Time for Mandates to End

With around 75% vaccinated and untold numbers post infection, we have likely reached sufficient herd immunity.  The curve has been flattened and it's time to move to endemic management.  Covid prevention measures such as universal masking, vaccine mandates, and constant testing served their purpose, but came with a cost that can't be simply counted in lives saved.  There are very real social, mental, and economic costs that we will be bearing for decades that are the unintended casualties of these measures.  We are past the point of diminishing returns and it's time to get back to normal for the sake of our sanity, children, and economy.  End mask mandates, end non vaccinated discrimination, and time to recognize prior infection as equally protected.

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