The consensus among pandemic experts is that the mass use of a reliable vaccine against coronavirus is likely to be the only way governments around the world can fully ease distancing measures. "Vaccines are not the only part of an exit strategy". A key point about the adenoviral vaccine developed by the Jenner institute is that it has been shown to be both potent and productive and is very well suited to the production of large quantities of vaccine.
Writing in mental health journal The Lancet Psychiatry , psychologists called for a greater level of monitoring when it comes to the public's mental health during the lockdown measures. "There is an urgent need for research to address how mental health consequences for vulnerable groups can be mitigated under pandemic conditions, and on the impact of repeated media consumption and health messaging around COVID-19", the authors wrote.
The lockdown was extended by three more weeks by Raab as Britain sought to stem the virus. Schools, pubs, restaurants and most shops are closed, and most people are allowed to leave home only for essential errands or exercise. Raab went on to say that SAGE - the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies - said there was a "mixed and inconsistent" picture on the state of the country, and infections could still be increasing in some areas.
Almost 70 vaccine candidates' are being tested and at least three have moved to the human clinical trial stage, but a vaccine for the novel coronavirus is unlikely to be ready for mass use before 2021. "It's the world's first novel coronavirus vaccine to initiate Phase II clinical studies", Wu added. CanSino Biologics of China has started the second phase of testing its vaccine candidate, the Chinese Ministry of Science and Technology announced on Tuesday.
Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , the Ethiopian politician who has led the United Nations-backed well being physique as director-general since July 2017, added he intends to "learn" from the outbreak that as of early Thursday had sickened greater than 2 million folks worldwide and killed greater than 130,000.
According to the Department of Health and Family Welfare, a 66-year-old male patient from Bengaluru, who was tested positive for COVID-19 died on Wednesday. In Mysuru, the total number of Covid-19 cases has touched 48 on Wednesday. The daily update from LMH Health announced that, as of 8:30 a.m. Wednesday, there was one patient at Lawrence's hospital with COVID-19 and two who were under investigation for the virus.