Monday, March 1

Covid-19: Why the goal should be to learn to live with the coronavirus, not fight it

  • Nick Triggle
  • Health Correspondent, BBC News

Woman with mask


Some experts believe that it is possible to eliminate covid, but not eradicate it.

The British government recently said it hopes to transform COVID-19 into a manageable illness, like the flu.

Vaccines and new treatments, argue ministers and their scientific advisers, will reduce the death rate and allow us to live with the virus, instead of constantly fighting against it.

Unattainable goal

Wiping covid off the face of the earth would be great, of course, given the deaths and destruction it causes.

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