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There will be COVID-19 outbreaks for a year, but there is no limitation: UNAM

June 10, 2020

The current outbreak of COVID-19 in Mexico is about to decrease, but we still have 12 to 18 months to go.

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There will be COVID-19 outbreaks for a year, but there is no limitation: UNAMThere will be COVID-19 outbreaks for a year, but there is no limitation: UNAM


The “new normal” is there to stay. According to experts from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Coronavirus Emergency Response Program, the current outbreak of COVID-19 in Mexico is about to decrease, but there are still 12 to 18 months ahead of measures to prevent contagion are essential.

This does not mean that the outbreaks mean a new narrowing of the population, but rather to manage a relationship that minimizes risk, said Samuel Ponce de León, medical school graduate and commission coordinator, during the academic interview. “100 days pandemic in Mexico ”.

The scientist pointed out that the factor to be considered for lack of detention is the demand for hospitals, that is, epidemiological surveillance in emergency rooms, as the outbreaks will continue in 2021.

For his part, William Lee Alardín, scientific research coordinator, said that the institution’s studies on the development of the contagion show that it is not a phenomenon that ends suddenly, which is why preventive measures must be observed and physical detachment and a unified message from the Authorities to achieve the reduction of this virus in Mexico.

Lee Alardín noted that this situation shows how important it is to have quality education at all levels and to develop long-term strategies related to innovation, knowledge and technology.

With information from La Jornada