May 23, 2024

"After Omicron, the epidemic is over"

“After Omicron, the epidemic is over”

Vienna virologist Norbert Nowotny is predicting the end of the pandemic in the fall of 2022 – or once the Omikron is over. “I expect the virus to be endemic next fall (Speak locally, note d. red.) Novotny said in an interview with The “Kronen Zeitung”.

With vaccination and infections with the Omikron variant, one is “in very good shape” as of next spring. Virologist Nowotny: “Then we will be on the verge of reaching this famous herd of immunity.” Then more and more chains of infection are broken.