Is the new COVID-19 normal a new, worrisome variant every few months? – USA TODAY

For the past two years, humanity has been adrift in a sea of COVID-19. Now nations are waiting to see if the omicron variant of the coronavirus is just another swell in that sea or a monster wave that will crash down with devastating effect.

Is this to be our new reality, always fearful some new mutation will destroy what little normalcy we’ve been able to recover? Experts say only time, and science, will tell