The World Health Organization (WHO) spokesman on Friday said it was no expecting a widespread COVID19 vaccination till June 2021. He has urged upon the states to ensure strict implementation of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to contain the virus.
“We are not expecting to see widespread vaccination until the middle of next year,” spokeswoman Margaret Harris told journalists at a briefing in Geneva, according to news agencies.
COVID19: Widespread Vaccination not possible until June 2021: WHO
“This phase 3 must take longer because we need to see how truly protective the vaccine is and we also need to see how safe it is,” she added referring to vaccine clinical trials.
The US Center for Diseases Control (CDC) had claimed to invent and bring the coronavirus vaccine to the market by late October this year.