Expert warns COVID likely a year from being treated like the flu, as WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus says end 'is in sight'

Finn McHugh
Updated September 16 2022 - 7:10am, first published 5:30am

COVID-19 is likely a year from being treated like the flu, a leading expert warns, despite the World Health Organisation declaring the end of the pandemic "is in sight".

Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.