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Covid Pandemic May Shift to Endemic in 2022, Moderna Chair Says

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Moderna co-founder Noubar Afeyan says the Covid-19 pandemic could start moving into an endemic phase this year.Source: Bloomberg
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The pandemic could start moving into an endemic phase in 2022, though countries will need to stay vigilant as the omicron variant spreads, according to Moderna Inc. co-founder Noubar Afeyan.

While some countries slowly begin to consider treating Covid as an endemic disease, like the flu, World Health Organization officials have said it’s too early to make that call as cases surge.