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Facing the invisible battle of COVID-19 has been challenging, with the number of patients still remarkably high despite the availability of the vaccines. Thus, it’s important to educate people on the effects of the virus and how vaccines and other interventions can help curb its spread. One way to raise awareness, something regularly done by clinicians and the subject of this article, is through the use of metaphors. For instance, when medical terms, metaphors are said to educate the scientific layman; “[w]ithout metaphor’s bridges, science would languish.” Read full article here

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