The World Health Organization says it does not expect to be vaccinated against Covid-19 by mid-2021, despite growing expectations in the United States, the most affected country, that the vaccine could be released within a week. .
The Geneva-based WHO has stressed that it will not support a vaccine that does not appear to be safe and effective, despite concerns about the speed at which the jab is being developed for Covid-19.
The disease has killed nearly 870,000 people and affected more than 26 million others around the world and has claimed hundreds of millions of lives and damaged the global economy.
The UN health agency acknowledged the fact that a “large number” of people seeking immunizations had undergone final testing, which usually included tens of thousands of people.
But “in terms of timing, we do not expect to see a complete vaccination until the middle of next year,” said WHO spokeswoman Margaret Harris.
Russia has approved a vaccine, with a study published in the medical journal The Lancet on Friday stating that patients involved in previous experiments developed vaccines without “serious side effects”.
But scientists warn that the experiments are small – only 76 participants – to show safety and effectiveness.
This video, released on August 6, 2020, by the Russian Direct Investment Fund shows the coronavirus vaccine, produced by Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology. Paper / Investment in Russia / AFP
Washington has urged US states to be prepared for the introduction of the vaccine by November 1, raising concerns that President Donald Trump is rushing to start distributing the vaccine ahead of the November 3 election.
The United States has the highest rate of death and disease in any country in the world.
Under normal procedures, test takers will have to wait months or years to determine if vaccines are safe and effective.
But there is a lot of pressure to come up with a quick vaccine where the disease continues to kill it.
Celebrities and celebrities have not been notified, with former Italian President Silvio Berlusconi taking the disease to hospital.
The list includes three Paris Saint-Germain players including Neymar Brazil.
Also on the list is movie star Tom Hanks recently Robert Pattinson, a Hollywood business publisher who said he contracted the disease while filming Britain’s latest Batman movie.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian footballer Neymar has discovered COVID-19. FIFI FRANCK / AFP
Berlusconi spent the night in a Milan hospital where he was being treated for pneumonia but the condition was said to be ‘encouraging’.
The 83-year-old billionaire tried his luck well this week when he returned from a vacation on a Sardinia cruise set to the Emerald Coast.
Employees avoid the office
Around the world, businesses and individuals are counting the cost of this pandemic, while ongoing fires are forcing the government to impose restrictions.
France registered 8,975 new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the highest number since the flu epidemic hit the country last March.
The uprising comes as Paris and other cities began to seek cover in all public sectors, including children over the age of 11 returning to school this week.
The 46th American Deauville Film Festival in Normandy opened Friday evening with people wearing masks and social interactions. But there are a few, if any American movie stars this year.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson is urging Britain to return to work. JESSICA TAYLOR / AFP / UK Parliament
Even if the gym is reduced, those who can work from home prefer to keep doing it rather than return to the office.
In London there is an uproar, with food full of customers suffering.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is trying to encourage people to return to office, but that is easier said than done.
High levels of BP oil, which reduces jobs by 10,000 after a devastating disease and energy prices, encourage non-military workers to work from home.
At Barclays, HSBC and Lloyds, meanwhile, many employees work in the interior.
But not all the news is bad.
But the U.S. and Canadian economies added jobs in August, signaling a recovery from a devastating disease.
For businesses in the domain defined as personal protective equipment, Covid-19 has aroused so much appetite that they are struggling.
The manufacturer of rubber gloves in Malaysia Top Glove said it sees an estimated 11-12 billion dollars a month, compared to 4.5 billion before this pandemic.
His fall? Customers will have to wait longer to complete their order than the normal 30-40 day delivery, said company chief Lim Wee Chai.
In addition, by the equipment Short Supply, production costs are also rising.