Fauci Says World May Not Go Back to Normal Until End of 2021

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Drs. Anthony Fauci warned on Friday that the world might not return to normal any time soon, as a vaccine against the coronovirus epidemic continues to develop.

Fauci said that Interview with MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell It may take more than a year to return to the “extent of the epidemic” that resembles the situation before the epidemic.

“It’s going to be well into 2021, maybe even in late 2021”.

The timeline is linked to the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine and the majority of the American population being “vaccinated and protected”, which Fauci said is “probably not going to happen until the middle or end of 2021.”

Fauci previously told a House panel in July that he was “cautiously optimistic” that a COVID-19 vaccine would be developed within the year. However, once the vaccine is proven to be safe and effective, it still needs to be mass produced and delivered, which presumably plays a factor in the prognosis of foci when the world will go back to where it pre-COVID. Was -19.

As of September 11, there are 6.42 million cases of COVID-19 in the United States, with approximately 192,000 deaths reported.

COVID-19 test

While researchers continue to work on a vaccine, great progress has been made in trials to detect COVID-19, one of the primary ways to fight back against the epidemic.

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted the emergency use authority to the saliva-based testing method for coronaviruses. The method, named SalivaDirect, was developed by Yale University, and is less invasive than swab tests, while maintaining effectiveness.

The FDA recently granted the same authorization to the BinaxNOW test conducted by Abbott Laboratories, a nasal swab procedure that only takes 15 minutes to produce a result and costs only $ 5.

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