Although the Omicron variant accounts for 99% of Covid cases in the U.S., it’s far less lethal. Experts say this is the perfect combination that could bring us back to normalcy. It’s likely that life with Covid will start to resemble how we handle the flu.
Many experts believe we have missed our chance to eliminate Covid-19, and that now it is very likely to become an endemic disease--one that persists, though at lower levels, and never goes away. Two noted infectious disease experts discuss what that means for precautions and lifestyles in perpetuity.