Moderna CEO Stephane Bancel said on Wednesday that he expects the world will have to deal with the coronavirus “forever.”
“SARS-CoV-2 is not going away,” Bancel said during a panel at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference, according to CNBC. “We are going to live with this virus, we think, forever.”
More than 23 million people in the United States have tested positive for COVID-19 since the pandemic began last year, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. There have been more than 384,000 deaths attributed to the virus.
Health experts have stipulated as far back as