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VERIFY: What is an endemic?

VERIFY: What is an endemic?

April 29, 2022 13:39 UTC

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VERIFY: What is an endemic?


Our experts say there’s no metric or cut-off per se, that lets you know when you're in an endemic. “We are certainly, in this county, out of the pandemic phase," Fauci said during a PBS Newshour interview that aired Tuesday. William Schaffner- professor of medicine, Vanderbilt UniversityWHAT WE FOUND:“An endemic disease is one that's always around, it's always with the people—that's amongst the people," Dr. Adalja said. Our experts say there’s no metric or cut-off per se, that lets you know when you're in an endemic. “What, to me, distinguishes a pandemic versus an endemic infectious disease is that you don't see health systems overwhelmed," Adalja said.


Source: The Nation April 29, 2022 13:39 UTC



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