Scientists Predict Covid-19 Will One Day Be Like a Common Cold

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In the New York Times, science reporter Apoorva Mandavilli writes that some experts predict that once immunity from Covid-19 is widespread among adults—either through vaccination or infection—the virus will come to resemble the common cold. An important takeaway, as Mandavilli mentions in her Twitter thread about her new story, is this: “We can get there one of two ways. The hard way — vaccinating everyone — or the horrible way, letting infections kill millions. Either way, we will get there, but only if the virus turns out to be like common cold coronaviruses (likely).” Read her story below.

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