WHO leading scientist Sumja Swaminatan told reporters that it takes time to produce and distribute enough doses of the vaccine to finally stop the spread of kovid-19.
Dr. Swaminathan emphasized the need for countries to continue with measures to suppress the spread of the virus, such as wearing masks, social distancing and hand washing, writes the Voice of America.
At the same time, the pharmaceutical company Moderna announced that its covid-19 vaccine should provide immunity for at least a year.
According to Reuters, Moderna announced this at the annual conference of JP Morgan Heltker, claiming that she is convinced that the technology she used, which uses ribonucleic acid (RNA), is suitable for developing a vaccine based on a new form of coronavirus. , which has appeared in several countries.
Bruce Aylward, a senior WHO adviser, said the agency hoped to start supplying the world’s poorest countries with kovid-19 vaccines in February, but stressed “we can’t do it alone”, urging vaccine manufacturers to prioritize deliveries. Institutions for global access to covid vaccines-19.
Almost 92 million people have been infected worldwide since the beginning of the pandemic, and almost two million have died.
There are more than 24 million active cases, and although vaccination has begun in many countries, epidemiological measures are still in force, which include limiting the number of people at gatherings, wearing masks, and a mandatory negative border test.
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