COVID-19 will likely be with us forever. Here’s how we’ll live with it.

COVID-19 will likely be with us forever. Here’s how we’ll live with it.

COVID-19 will likely be with us forever. Here’s how we’ll live with it.

As COVID-19 continues to run its course, the likeliest long-term outcome is that the virus SARS-CoV-2 becomes endemic in large swaths of the world, constantly circulating among the human population but causing fewer cases of severe disease. Eventually-years or even decades in the future-COVID-19 could transition into a mild childhood illness, like the four endemic human coronaviruses that contribute to the common cold.

By Miki