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USA Today interviewed Dr. Anne Rimoin, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health professor of epidemiology, about the likelihood the coronavirus will continue to keep mutating, no matter how low transmission rates become in the United States
What does the end of COVID-19 in America look like?
Perhaps no end at all, but a resigned acceptance of a bearable level of death.
"We as a country are willing to tolerate a certain level of risk and still go about a normal level of life," said Dr. Aaron Carroll, a pediatrician and professor of pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine. "It's becoming clear that that's likely what we're going to have to do with COVID. We're going to have to learn to live with it."