As cases continue to soar in U.S. People are busy speculating about its end. Though trump's recent speech has made it clear that the Virus will disappear soon by saying that “It will disappear”. But nothing, as said by him, appears to do be done.
Talk with Dr. Anthony Fauci the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious disease, has made it clear that this is not going to happen anytime soon. In his interview with the TB Alliance, He said that there are hardly any chances of this pandemic to end soon. In this situation prevention is the best cure.
We can limit the virus spread with Good public health measures, a degree of global herd immunity, and a good vaccine. For which we are working optimistically. Speaking further he said that the coronavirus is unlike SARS of 2000. Multiple symptoms and quick infectious rates make it more difficult to contain. Apart from it recovered patients too lack immunity against the virus which is quite a dangerous thing.
Till we get some vaccine against the same everyone must follow the proper guidelines. Wear a mask whenever needed and follow lockdown rules properly. He added.
In another interview with Healthline's “ Live Town Hall,” Dr. Fauci mentioned certain other points that are not mentioned in his previous interviews. Fauci said that we are researching on vaccines and it is expected to come by end of 2020 or at the start of 2021.
We have found promising results in the preliminary stage of the research conducted on multiple vaccine candidates. Based on the study we get that certain vaccines develop neutralizing antibodies that are better than convalescent plasma found in recovered coronavirus patients. Based on these results we are now doing phase 3 trials for ensuring its safety and effectiveness. We hope for the best but there is no guarantee. He said. He made us clear that there are enough things to be done before we get a coronavirus vaccine.
On the questions of the vaccine developed by Russia, he said that when we get a news that some country has developed a vaccine, we suppose it as effective. But there lies a huge difference between having a vaccine and Working vaccine. How can a vaccine be approved before entering the third phase of the trial? There always remains a risk of its safety and effectiveness. Fauci added.
If we are going to develop a vaccine in the future there is no compulsion for its use on those who are against it. He answered when asked about people of the Anti-vaccine movement.