The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that the number of deaths from the global coronavirus could reach 2 million before a single vaccine is widely used.
This comes after the death toll in nine months Coronavirus Wuhan, emerged in China, close to one million.
Dr Mike Ryan, director of the WHO’s emergency program, said the figure could rise without taking concrete action to stop the epidemic.
“It’s definitely imaginable,” he told a briefing. “But it’s not impossible, because if we look at the loss of a million people in nine months and then the reality of getting a vaccine out in the next nine months, it’s a big deal for everyone involved.
“It’s a matter of funding these vaccines. There is the issue of distribution of these vaccines and then the issue of approval.
“And besides, we still have work to do to control the disease. And remember, we have things we can do now to reduce transmission and reduce the number of deaths.”
Dr. Ryan said there was a worrying effect COVID-19 Infections spread across Europe, with local locomotives being started.
This is due in part to improved and rigorous testing.
“But what worries us is the increase in hospital admissions and the increase in hospital admissions and also in the ICU. We are at the end of September, not towards the end of September, and we haven’t even started. The flu season is still here, “he said.
“So what we’re worried about is the possibility that these trends are going in the wrong direction. On the other hand, we’re in a very different situation now than we were a few months ago. We have the resources. We’re able to reduce communication and save lives. Be. “
According to Johns Hopkins University, which is watching the outbreak of the coronavirus, the infection has reached approximately 32.5 million.
As winter approaches, many countries are experiencing another boom.
It is unknown at this time what effect the cold months will have on the disease, and how it will affect other seasonal respiratory toxins.