The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is not reportedly in sight anytime soon.
The COVID-19 pandemic is still inflicting worries and fears among the public across the globe. This comes as more variants continue to emerge, causing surges in cases, hospitalizations, and deaths.
Nearly two years have passed since the novel coronavirus surfaced in mankind. While various efforts have been exerted, the world is yet to see the end of the global crisis.
This leads many individuals to wonder when the pandemic will end, and how it will occur. Several people also speculate as to what will happen in the next few months.
The Hindustan Times released a report, detailing what experts said about the matter. Although the assertions vary, there is reportedly a “scientific consensus” that the COVID-19 pandemic will conclude “at different times and different places.”
Brace for more, experts say
While many are already looking forward to seeing the end of the COVID-19 crisis, epidemiologists believe that there is some bad news. As stated, they are urging the public to “brace for more” of what the world has already been through these past few months.
Experts asserted that there will be a renewal of outbreaks, and see “more waves” of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cancellations of school classes will also be apparent. Moreover, hospitals will remain in an overwhelming state due to the “burden of treatment on the verge of a medical breakdown.”
Speaking to publications, Center of Infectious Disease Research and Policy director Michael Osterholm also has some warnings. He said that there will likely be “another surge” of COVID-19 come the fall and winter season.
Coronavirus will infect everyone
The end of the COVID-19 pandemic is not in sight, according to experts. This is reportedly at least not for the next six to eight months.
Reports consequently added that before the conclusion of the crisis, the virus will infect “every single person” across the globe. There will also be an unlucky few who will likely deal COVID-19 more than once.
Upcoming challenges amid the COVID-19 pandemic
In a similar piece, NDTV said that the next few months will be “rough” amid the coronavirus crisis. As explained, the world has yet to vaccinate the majority of the population, leaving the rest with “little chance” to eliminate the virus.
Although vaccination rates continue to rise these days, there will always reportedly be those who are vulnerable to COVID-19. In addition, there is significant danger in developing variants, making it possible for the virus to become resistant to vaccines.
Michael Osterholm, later on, emphasized that “hills and valleys” will remain apparent in the next few years amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The challenge, however, in this dynamic is reportedly the lack of knowledge about how big these hills and valleys will be.
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