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WHO's Ryan sees progressive control of COVID-19 in 2021, cautions on Christmas

WHO's Ryan sees progressive control of COVID-19 in 2021, cautions on Christmas

26/11/2020 11:15:00 PM

WHO 's Ryan sees progressive control of COVID-19 in 2021, cautions on Christmas

The World Health Organization's top emergency expert said on Thursday the introduction of a COVID-19 vaccine should allow the world to gain ...

WorldMike Ryan, Executive Director of the World Health Organisation (WHO) attends a news conference on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on May 3, 2019. (Photo: REUTERS/Denis Balibouse)

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27 Nov 2020 03:51AMShare this contentBookmarkDUBLIN: The World Health Organization's top emergency expert said on Thursday (Nov 26) the introduction of a COVID-19 vaccine should allow the world to gain progressive control over the disease next year.

"Life as we used to know it, I think that's very, very possible but we will have to continue with the hygiene, physical distancing. Vaccines do not equal zero COVID. Adding vaccines to our current measures will allow us to really crush the curve, avoid lockdowns and gain progressive control over the disease," Mike Ryan told RTE television in his native Ireland. headtopics.com

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