Pandemic Fatigue: Americans Weary as COVID Death Toll Reaches 800K

Public health officials continue bleating warnings over the omicron variant despite its mild symptoms. Many Americans appear tired of the pandemic’s restrictions.


The United States hit a grim milestone as 800,000 American deaths were recorded and attributed to COVID-19 on Tuesday.

reporting from the left side of the aisle



Author’s Take

The public health industrial complex has incentives to maintain the highest alerts over the pandemic. It’s the only way they can continue their outsized power and influence. Never forget the first weeks and months of the pandemic in which state and local public health directors turned daily briefings into variety shows celebrating their own importance and brilliance. It’s time for the show, and thus the pandemic, to end.

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© Dallas Gerber, 2021