COVID-19 may soon become endemic, thanks to the omicron variant. Endemicity means the virus will exist in the population, coming and going in predictable patterns and becoming less disruptive to everyday life. Diseases that have become endemic, such as the common cold, are often mild, but health experts caution that the COVID-19 virus remains dangerous, and people should continue to take steps to avoid infection. Listen to hear medical experts explain why COVID-19 may be here to stay and what it might look like as it continues to evolve.
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