The years 2020 and 2021 brought tremendous uncertainty and change because of the pandemic and its impact on all aspects of society. I believe 2022 will be a somewhat less tumultuous year but one in which key trends will accelerate. Consider these potential 2022 trends as you plan and manage your business this year.
The pandemic becomes endemic.
COVID may never completely vanish, Dr. Anthony Fauci and other health experts say. However, it is quite possible that it becomes an endemic illness, one that circulates periodically throughout the world but with reduced severity, thanks to increasing immunity of the population, increased vaccination, and availability of effective tests and treatments.