Adapting to a future with the virus


Photo: — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

COVID-19 has become entrenched in our communities as can be seen by the higher rates of community transmission (ie, unlinked or sporadic cases). Approximately seven out of 10 cases in the last month were unlinked cases. Covid-19 will be here for the next many years.

Daily reported cases are not a good indicator in the long term to evaluate SOP calibration. And the actual effect of vaccination on long term incidence is uncertain. It is tough to achieve herd immunity against the virus due to the increasing variants.

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