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21 Notable Stories of 2021

21 Notable Stories of 2021

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The Flame recaps 21 highlights of the second pandemic year: 1. Delta and Omicron variants spook Filipinos The Delta and Omicron variants were among the new COVID-19 variants that spread more quickly than other strains. The first Omicron variant cases in the Philippines were detected from two incoming travelers, a returning overseas Filipino from Japan and a Nigerian national. The World Health Organization classified Omicron as a variant of concern after discovering that it has several mutations that could affect the transmissibility of the virus and the severity of the disease. 2. Candidates file COC for 2022 polls Filipinos started to feel the heated election season when aspirants for national and local elective posts for next year’s polls filed their certificates of c...