Was Biden right to declare covid pandemic over? History urges caution

Was Biden right to declare covid pandemic over? History urges caution

“The pandemic is over.” When “60 Minutes” aired on Sunday night, President Biden shocked viewers by declaring an end to the covid-19 pandemic. How could a disease that has caused over 6.5 million deaths worldwide and continues to kill hundreds of Americans each day — even amid a recent push for more booster vaccines — be considered “over”? The backlash against Biden was immediate and expected. The practice of a leader declaring an end to a pandemic — as if …