Anabel Garcia and daughter Alexa Casanova, 2, visit Zoo Miami on Wednesday, May 27, as the zoo reopens to members after closing during the coronavirus outbreak. It is a daunting proposition: a coronavirus-tinged world without a foreseeable end. But experts in epidemiology, disaster planning and vaccine development say embracing that reality is crucial to the next phase of America’s pandemic response. (Wilfredo Lee / The Associated Press)
Anabel Garcia and daughter Alexa Casanova, 2, visit Zoo Miami on Wednesday, May 27, as the zoo reopens to members after closing during the coronavirus outbreak. (Wilfredo Lee / The Associated Press)
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Embracing a new reality: Coronavirus may never go away, even with a vaccine

It is a daunting proposition — a coronavirus-tinged world without a foreseeable end. But experts in epidemiology, disaster planning and vaccine development say embracing that reality is crucial to the next phase of America's pandemic response.

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