Coronavirus FAQ: What does endemic mean — and are we there yet?

Has the pandemic moved into the endemic phase?

from NPR’s Goats and Soda

It’s been two years since the World Health Organization, on March 11, 2020, officially declared a global pandemic.

Since then, we’re all become too familiar with the word pandemic — and sister terms such as epidemic and outbreak.

“But now we’re starting to hear the word ‘endemic,’ ” says epidemiology professor Charlotte Baker at Virginia Tech — in reference to a new stage for SARS-CoV-2.

So should we be looking forward to that?

Full article here.