With declining rates of new infections and the rollout of vaccines, some are beginning to speak of an end to COVID-19. But that rhetoric, in my opinion, is ill-considered and premature. Based on what we know now of SARS-CoV-2, it may no longer be a question of months before an end to the pandemic but a question of years, if not decades. We should plan for it.
Brazilian COVID-19 Variant Detected in Minnesota | CIDRAP News | Late yesterday the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) confirmed the nation’s first case of COVID-19 caused by a variant strain, known as the Brazil P.1 variant, in a person who had recently travelled to Brazil | President Biden sets a new goal of 1.5 million vaccine doses administered each day.