In the US, this typically takes 10 months and is authorized through the Food and Drug Administration, though it’s virtually a given that regulators will speed up the approval of a Covid-19 vaccine.
“Given that another surge of Covid-19 is likely, we need to make sure that hospitals have three things,” says Yasmin.To learn more about the other biggest mistakes we should avoid in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, take a look at our video above with Yasmin.
“Of course, the only true way of knowing if you have Covid-19 is to get a test for the disease,” Yasmin says.And there are ways to inoculate yourself against such myths, Yasmin says.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues to whip around the world, killing thousands of people and overloading hospitals, you’ve probably turned to Google to answer your questions.“Compare that to somebody who has measles and sneezes, the virus then clings to particles that hang in the air,” says Yasmin.
The SARS-CoV-2 virus, a novel coronavirus , has exploded out of China and spread the disease Covid-19 around the world.And the swine flu pandemic of 2009 infected between 11 and 21 percent of the global population, but was far less deadly, killing at most around half a million people.