As the Omicron variant of COVID-19 infects millions of people around the world, many health experts hope it could lead to the end of coronavirus in Europe and other regions of the world. Though this comes as a sub-variant was identified and is spreading in several countries around the world as well. Dr. Syra Madad, the Special Pathogens Program senior director at NYC Health and Hospitals, discusses whether or not global trends suggest if the end of the COVID pandemic is near, what researchers know about the newest COVID Omicron variant BA.2, and why vaccinating the world’s poorest countries is so important.