Researchers have said Omicron could turn the COVID-19 pandemic, endemic but that depends on if a new variant emerges.
Dr. Anthony Fauci predicts the Omicron variant will infect so many people that COVID-19 will turn endemic.
Omicron has too many unknowns
Fauci’s predictions that Omicron will turn endemic is only a possibility if a new variant doesn’t emerge. The possibility of another variant is dangerous as it could ” elude the immune response to the prior variant.” Read more about it here.
Although Omicron could boost immunity against COVID-19, it is still too early to know if this “live virus vaccination” will stick around. There is still a high level of variability in terms of new variants emerging.
There is still more to learn about Omicron and its affects on the future of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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