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For a couple months, it looked like COVID-19 was retreating in the United States. But situations are rising across the place again. Even now, general public overall health leaders are signaling that the U.S. is turning a further corner in this pandemic, and that ongoing COVID surges may just be element of the new regular.
NPR Science correspondent Michaeleen Doucleff experiences on what the new Omicron variant could have in retail outlet for the U.S. in coming weeks and months, and what scientists know about Americans’ COVID immunity.
Andy Slavitt, previous senior advisor to President Joe Biden on COVID, clarifies what the “endemic section” could search like.
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This episode was made by Mallory Yu, Jason Fuller and Elena Burnett. It was edited by Ashley Brown, Vikki Valentine, Patrick Jarenwattananon and Courtney Dorning. Our govt producer is Cara Tallo.