I dunno but this image of funeral pyres from India I think points to the next year or two. Vaccinations would help but they won’t roll out in the countries that most need them quickly enough because……money. Western countries with sufficient roll out of vaccination programs may get away with it if they are lucky enough and new variants don’t scupper that. The EU/USA/UK still playing silly politics with other countries’ vaccines:
It’s going to be a rough ride.