The World Health Organization mentions that even if a vaccine is made, it will be almost impossible to kill the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
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This Monday, August 3rd, the World Health Organization (WHO) He admitted that despite the vaccine course, there may never be a foolproof cure for the coronavirus pandemic. Because of this, the return to normal would be much longer.
The Director General of WHO, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, mentioned that “there is no solution and maybe there will never be” in a virtual press conference. “Clinical trials give us hope, but this does not necessarily mean that we are getting an effective vaccine,” he said.
The spread of the virus is accelerating worldwide six months after the WHO declared a global contagion. Adhanom Ghebreyesus stressed the importance of respecting public health measures to stop the outbreaks. “We all hope for a number of effective vaccines that can prevent people from getting them,” but in the meantime, he insists on adhering to health protocols.
The WHO Emergency Committee met on Friday: “It was very clear that this disease could be controlled if the leaders worked closely with the population,” he added.
He also mentions that new waves must be included for which tests must be carried out to isolate and care for the sick, as well as to isolate their contacts. It should be reported that the population still respects the distancing measures and thus avoids the spread.
Adhanom Ghebreyesus urged governments and people to follow the measures as there are new waves in countries that appear to have overcome the problem. He emphasized the importance of using masks, social distancing, testing and hand washing.
After a balance of AFP, The pandemic has caused 690,000 deaths and infected around 18 million people since the end of December, of which 10.5 million have recovered their health.