Pandemic predictions: what the experts say the future may hold

Is there light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel? We ask experts to predict the progress of the pandemic over Christmas, the likelihood of a vaccine in the new year, the prospects for next year‘s Leaving Cert and summer holidays and a possible return to near-normality in 2022

1st November, 2020
Pandemic predictions: what the experts say the future may hold
Police officers patrol a busy Grafton Street in Dublin on October 21, 2020, as Ireland prepares to enter a second national lockdown to stem the spread of the virus. Photo: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

Eight months have passed since Covid-19 was first detected on our shores. But how will the next nine play out?

The Business Post asked experts in public health, economics and education about their predictions for the months ahead as the world seeks a pathway out of the pandemic. Here’s what they said.

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