As COVID-19 transitions from a pandemic to an endemic, apocalyptic science-fiction and zombie movies contain examples of how to adjust to the new normal.
A new generation of vaccines and boosters against SARS-CoV-2 may take a page from the anti-influenza playbook, with shots periodically tailored to target the most commonly circulating virus strains.
Repeated resurgences of SARS-CoV-2 transmission are expected in the years to come.
Endemic doesn’t mean we drop our guard, surrender to the virus or downgrade the threat the virus poses to individuals and the community.
None of our authors can see the future, but many do have expertise that offers insights about what’s reasonable to expect.
If COVID symptoms are less severe, people with the Omicron variant may be less likely to test and isolate.
At the beginning of 2020, most people hadn’t used the word ‘pandemic’ before. Now it’s time to understand the term ‘endemic’ and find out what to expect when COVID changes shape.
As ready as you are to be done with COVID-19, it’s not going anywhere soon. A historian of disease describes how once a pathogen emerges, it’s usually here to stay.
It brought panic, fear and huge pressure on healthcare. Will we get it wrong again?
An economics risk analysis offers some insight into the modern anti-vaxx movement.