The world is the racing Researchers to develop a Coronavirus Vaccine, with more than 170 candidate vaccines now tracked by the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO published landscape documents for global of the Covid-19. The product or entity in any of these landscape documents does not constitute
Why is a vaccine important?
The virus spreads easily, and the majority of the world’s population is still vulnerable. A vaccine would provide some protection to the people to fight the virus so they will not become sick.
Are covid-19 Vaccines ready?
Vaccines normally require years of testing and additional time to produce at scale, but scientists are hoping to develop a coronavirus vaccine within a year. Vaccines mimic the virus – or part of the virus – they protect against, stimulating the immune system to develop antibodies. They must follow higher safety standards than other drugs because they are given to millions of healthy people
When will we have a coronavirus vaccine?
They also thought a Covid-19 vaccine could be available by March or April 2021 to people with a high risk of either contracting the disease or having serious consequences, such as health-care workers
How should I protect against COVID-19?
- Clean your hands often.
- Cough or sneeze in your bent elbow – not your hands!
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Limit social gatherings and time spent in crowded places.
- Avoid close contact with someone who is sick.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
How Covid-19 virus spreads?
The COVID-19 virus spreads primarily through droplets of saliva or discharge from the nose when an infected person coughs or sneezes, so it’s important that you also practice respiratory etiquette (for example, by coughing into a flexed elbow).