Chanco changes his tune on pandemic response. This is what happens when journalist-activists don't bother to read the science first and instead, react adversely to government policy just to get the public to turn against government. The 14 day ECQ for NCR…
is nowhere near the first lockdown. We can't afford to shutdown the economy anymore. The Delta variant has changed global outlook on Covid. Vaccines prevent death but don't guarantee against infection. Everyone should get vaccinated. In the meantime, the government and the public
sector should cooperate in digitization in order to facilitate the transition to the new normal. I haven't heard any of the prospective Presidential candidates make public their stand about moving forward with bureaucratic reform. This is of paramount importance at both the
national and the LGU level. Once again, the opposition is too busy politicking instead of taking advantage of the opportunity to take the lead in this initiative. Ever hear of Leni Robredo using the buzzword "digitization?" Our politicians should update themselves on technology.
It's the way to go. Check that. It's the only way to go. Covid is not going away anytime soon as I've said again and again. We have to live with it. We have to start now. Leachon and his ilk should shut up about what government should be doing and politicizing the issue. Herd
immunity is not possible anymore. We must focus on vaccination and increasing healthcare capacity for the future to cope with surges like the one we're in the middle of now. There is not much time to waste given the bureaucracy is not known for its sense of urgency. We need to
make this an election issue. Our future and that of the country, depends on it. Enough of petty politics. Even the issue of "flagging" can be resolved by the digitization of the bureaucracy. Heidi Mendoza should stop making it appear that the COA is part of the Marvel Cinematic
Universe. If she did her job during her stint then the COA should be in better position by now. If we want to get started on economic recovery, digitization should be made a key component of the strategy.

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