In a series of upbeat tweets, top UCSF doctor Bob Wachter said there are some positive trends peeking out from behind the fog of gloom.
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He says we could quote "be in good, maybe even great shape" in six to eight weeks.
By early February, Wachter says COVID could be more like the flu, with a majority of the U.S. protected by vaccines or antibodies.
But by early February, we could be in a place where Covid is, in fact, “like the flu” – with the vast majority of the U.S. protected through vaccines or recent infections, folks at higher risk having ready access to an oral treatment that markedly lowers their risk, and…(19/24)— Bob Wachter (@Bob_Wachter) December 29, 2021
He says vaccines are preventing hospitalizations and key treatments like new oral anti-viral pills hold great hope.
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