The World Health Organization expects that by the spring of 2021, the situation in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic could change significantly. The main hope is the invention of vaccine against the disease.
This was stated by Adviser to the Director-General of the WHO Bruce Aylward.
He noted that by March the situation could change for the better due to exceptional work around the world.
“By this time, we will have not only sufficient means of protection, but also vaccines,” Aylward said.
The WHO is also counting on the emergence of tools for self-testing for coronavirus.
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