The coronavirus that has shaken the world might never go away. Furthermore, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said so in a recent interview. Read ahead to know more. Also, find out the status of coronavirus in the world.
Coronavirus Status In The World
According to Reuters, there are 4.35 million confirmed COVID-19 cases in the world. 1.55 million people have recovered. However, 297,000 people have died globally due to coronavirus.
Italy, Spain, and the United Kingdom remain worst affected by coronavirus countries in Europe. Furthermore, the United States is the worst affected country in the world by the coronavirus.
Brazil and Mexico have ranked in the top 10 countries of fatalities from the South American continent. China is again seeing a rise in COVID-19 cases in Wuhan and Shulan cities. India stands at 78000 confirmed cases to date.
Coronavirus-Pandemic To Endemic
The World Health Organisation has warned the world that the coronavirus might never go away. Moreover, it may become endemic like HIV. The WHO Emergency official, Mike Ryan said one cannot predict the duration of the virus’s existence.
Moreover, we don’t know when will this virus disappear. Also, it can reappear again tomorrow even after a vaccine is developed. The world has control of the virus to some extent.
However, countries will struggle to reopen their economy while having the coronavirus in the country. Moreover, they need to plan their economic packages in light of the coronavirus.
Status On Vaccine
More than 100 potential vaccines are in development. Furthermore, several are already in clinical trials. However, many are facing difficulties in deriving a vaccine to treat the coronavirus.
The existing vaccines for other illnesses are being used as a reference point to develop the coronavirus vaccine. However, it will still take a considerable amount of time to obtain the right vaccine.