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Coronavirus: Is the global pandemic nearing its end in the UK – BBC News

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  • James Gallagher
  • BBC Health and Science correspondent

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In the past two years, who hasn’t shouted angrily, “Why is this epidemic not over yet?” or “When will I be able to live a normal life?” These words? I must have cried myself.

Now, the answer to these questions may be… soon.

There is growing confidence that the Omicron variant could bring the UK to the end of the global pandemic.

But what happens after that? Viruses don’t disappear at the snap of your fingers. Instead, a new keyword that we’ll have to get used to is “endemic” – which means that there is no doubt that the new coronavirus is here to stay.

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