Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Can we live with coronavirus? | Inside Story” – below is their description.
After two years of crippling waves of coronavirus, several European countries are hoping to treat the pandemic as a thing of the past.
Several European countries see those figures as a sign the disease can be treated as endemic – another of many illnesses that we’ve learned to live with.
Spain has one of the economies that’s been hardest and has led calls for restrictions to soon be dropped.
Portugal has already eased major curbs on crowded venues.
And the UK and Ireland are set to drop most restrictions over the next week.
But does that convince anyone?
Presenter: Hashem Ahelbarra
Tikki Pangestu, visiting professor at the Yoo Loo Lin School of Medicine at National University of Singapore, and a former WHO Director specialising in pandemic preparedness and global health governance.
Dr. Mohga Kamal-Yanni, consultant on global health and senior health policy adviser for People’s Vaccine Alliance.
Chris Smith, consultant virologist and clinical microbiology specialist. Chris is also editor and host of ‘The Naked Scientists’ podcast.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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