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A 61-year-old male asked:

Good morning doctors! how will we know when the coronavirus pandemic is finally over--what has to happen? what would need to happen such that masks and social distancing would no longer be required and people could dance..hug..kiss..shake hands?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 30 years experience
Risk of infection: It would be most helpful if 2/3 - 3/4 of the population were immunized against coronavirus. Another measure would be a very low rate of community infection. You will need to determine for yourself whom you are willing to be exposed to.

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Last updated Feb 19, 2021

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