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Contagious COVID variant puts Santa Clara County on alert

Original post made on Jul 11, 2022

COVID-19 infections are on the rise in Santa Clara County again, and officials are urging residents to masks up -- even in some outdoor settings.

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Posted by Annette
a resident of College Terrace
on Jul 12, 2022 at 5:55 pm

Annette is a registered user.

The so-called Spanish Flu started in February 1918 and ended in April 1920. That's 27 months. COVID started here in March 2020 and is infecting us still, some 31 months later. This means that 102 years and umpteen technological advances later we are having a worse experience. Why? Empirical evidence suggests that human behavior is a big factor.

Our city, state, and country are suffering from serious problems (this pandemic, racism, misogyny, gun violence, political polarization, greed, hate crimes, and homelessness) that can be made either better or worse depending on how we interact with one another. Tackling just the pandemic: please take all necessary precautions so that this thing is controlled by us instead of the other way around.

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