WHO says Vaccine will reach all countries by 2021. So far, 2 crore 67 lakh 75 thousand 48 cases of coronavirus have been reported in the world. Of these, 1 crore 88 lakh 84 thousand 512 patients have been cured, while 8 lakh 78 thousand 150 people have died. These figures are according to www.worldometers.info/coronavirus.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that by the middle of 2021, the corona vaccine can be delivered worldwide. WHO’s Chief Scientist Dr. Soumya Swaminathan gave this information in a press briefing on Friday.
And said the vaccine could reach countries around the world by the second or third quarter of 2021. This timeline has been set on the basis that the vaccine undergoing Phase-3 trials across the world does not appear to be completed by the end of this year. Vaccine can be mass produced only after completion of trial.
US: Phase-3 trial does not include adequate minorities
America’s infectious disease specialist Anthony Fossey has said that Phase-3 trials of vaccines do not adequately contain minorities. Fossey said Moderna and Pfizer should include 37% Latino and 27% Black in the trial. Currently, Moderna’s trial consists of 16% Latino and 27% Black. Similarly, Pfizer’s trial consists of 11% Latino and 8% Black. Fossey said that the inclusion of more Latino and blacks in the trial could result in better vaccine results.
Brazil: More than 51 thousand new cases
The Health Ministry of Brazil said that 51 thousand 194 cases have come here in 24 hours and 907 people have died. So far, more than 4 million people have been infected in the country. At the same time, more than 1.25 lakh lives have been lost. Brazil ranks second in the world in terms of infection.
Mexico: 522 killed
in 24 hours In Mexico, 6196 new cases of infection have been reported in the last 24 hours and 522 people have died. A total of 6 lakh 23 thousand 90 people have been infected in the country and 66 thousand 851 people have died. The government believes that the actual number of people infected is much higher than the cases reported so far.