‘Pandemic’ or ‘Endemic,’ COVID-19 isn’t going away and might pack a winter punch

By , Daily Memphian Updated: October 11, 2022 6:56 PM CT | Published: October 11, 2022 4:00 AM CT

COVID-19 is still with us — no matter if it's categorized as a pandemic or an endemic. And two infectious disease experts say while there is less infection than there once was, danger remains. Cloudy messaging from leaders only hurts the public health effort. 


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Don Wade

Don Wade

Don Wade has been a Memphis journalist since 1998 and he has won awards for both his sports and news/feature writing. He is originally from Kansas City and is married with three sons.


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