Are We Still In a Pandemic-

As a health journalist, I’ve written the phrase “the COVID-19 pandemic” more times than I care to count in the four years since the World Health Organization (WHO) first used that term on March 11, 2020. But lately, the word “pandemic” has given me pause.

Maybe you’ve noticed it too: these days, a lot of people refer to the pandemic in the past tense. “During COVID,” they sa…

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Wetzel’s Pretzels Is Giving Away Free Pretzels On April 26, 2023

Rebranded as National Wetzel Day, the SoCal brand will offer one free, freshly baked Original Pretzel to each person who visits a location nationwide from 3:00 p.m. until close on Wednesday, April 26.

This year’s event is themed “Wetz Go,” inviting fans on the go to celebrate with Wetzel’s at one of the brand’s many flexible…

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