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15 Sep 2022

Setting it Straight: Are we coming to the end of COVID-19?

Written by Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty

The answer is, of course, that we don’t know. We would all like it to be over but wishing (or saying) that it is so does not make it so. At least in Australia, it does seem clear that the BA5 phase is winding down, with new case numbers falling dramatically in Victoria, along with the number of hospitalised patients. People are still dying, but there’s generally a lag phase before those counts also drop away.