Pandemic vs endemic debate: A brief explanation

Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath and NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha take a look at the debate around when the COVID-19 pandemic might turn endemic

January 30, 2022 by Newsclick

Immunologist Dr. Satyajit Rath and NewsClick’s Prabir Purkayastha review the COVID-19 situation in India and also discuss the ongoing debate on what pandemics and endemics are. They also look at the possible reasons behind the high death toll in the United States compared to India and try to understand the severity of the Omicron variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus and why it should not be taken as a milder version of the virus.

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