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Reflecting on our forever pandemic

From the editor-

Everyone agrees that all of us are tired of the coronavirus pandemic, now in its third year. Fortunately, the omicron variant has waned, case numbers are down and hospitalizations are following that pattern of decline.

Pattern. Waning. Alas, the coronavirus, like the moon, shrinks before, in predictable fashion, it grows into its full phase again. Until the moon is blasted out of the night sky, it will cycle through its changes monthly, like clockwork.

In Washington and Skagit County the total reductions and dramatic fall in the case rate are causes for cheer. The seven day case rate is slight...


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