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Somila
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Vaccine for Covid-19
When do you think we will get a vaccine? We are just 60 days into lockdown in my country. We are not even at our peak , I’m getting nervous. How is everyone else feeling?
May 24, 2020 9:01 PM
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I think, Somila, you might be close to, or even past the peak if lockdown has been effective in reducing transmission rate. Here in the UK deaths continued to be reported at a very high level weeks after the numbers of new cases had started to fall, as there is a lag of several weeks between diagnosis and either recovery or death.

The likelihood of a vaccine is debatable, given the rapid mutation rate of the virus. If a vaccine of sufficient efficacy covering the spectrum of Covid-19 variant strains can be developed and produced, it would be a welcome relief. Failing this, the outlook seems rather bleak unless the virus simply dies out naturally.
May 24, 2020
Vaccines normally take several years to develop. Even though scientists around the world are furiously working to to develop a Covid-19 vaccine, I don't think that will happen for at least two years, maybe longer. I don't think it's realistic to maintain a global lockdown for that long.

In the US, some states have already started rolling back restrictions. Other states are challenging the legality of the lockdown, and there is no legal precedent for the current situation. There are many who feel the number of deaths is being inflated, and that the lockdown was ordered without sufficient cause.

I abide by the lockdown rules, but personally, I'm not fearful of contracting the virus. I have survived a lot of crises in my life, and like the Good Book says, "This too shall pass."




May 24, 2020
Hiii, i hope you are doing well. But according to situation we can not say anything but if we corporate like since we doing past 60 days hopefully everything will be on same track with lots of happiness and joyfully and also hopefully we found vaccine as soon as possible 😊😊

May 24, 2020
Somila
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English, Spanish, Xhosa
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Spanish, Xhosa