Scientists from the University of Minnesota called on global health authorities to brace for “the worst-case scenario” that assumes a second, larger wave by the end of 2020. 

Scientific Report: COVID-19 Pandemic Likely to Last 18 to 24 Months
Workers wearing protective gears disinfect as a precaution against the new coronavirus at the subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. (Kim Sun-woong/Newsis via AP)
Zuza Nazaruk is a Rotterdam-based journalist who focuses on social inclusion and climate emergency.