COVID Crossroads

Air Date: 05/28/2022

Host: Cathy Wyatt Guest: Mark Rupp, MD / Division of Infectious Diseases, UNMC The U.S. has a chance to move COVID-19 from a pandemic to an endemic. According to a member of the American Medical Association, it means the disease is still around but that it’s at a level that is not causing significant disruptions in our daily lives. So, instead of focusing on preventing transmission of the virus, the CDC guidelines aim to minimize severe illness and prevent overwhelming health care systems. Just how close are we? Insight from the Chief in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UNMC.