Is the virus endemic?
New York Times, August 3, 2022
Even though people across the world are trying to move on from Covid, it’s still here, all around us.
Case in point: Half of all infections during the pandemic have taken place this year, as noted by my Times Opinion colleague David Wallace-Wells. Given the current pace, it’s possible that more than 80 percent of all Covid cases will ultimately take place in 2022, he said.
David writes a newsletter for Times subscribers that explores science, climate change, technology and the pandemic. He recently wrote about what endemic Covid would be like. (It’s not good.) I caught up with him to learn more. Continue reading COVID UPDATE – What it’s like now – are we in the endemic stage?