To develop an effective and affordable vaccine against COVID-19 in the next year will require more than $ 31 billion. This was stated by the world health organization (who) and international partners, reported on the website of the United Nations, says BAGNET.
“Over the next 12 months will require more than $ 31 billion on the development of drugs that will be effective against COVID-19, – stated in the message.
According to Director General of the world health organization of Tedros of Gebreyesusin the world are now developing or testing the 200 potentially effective vaccines.
Also, he stressed that to effectively counter the disease need effective vaccine at an unprecedented scale and in a short time. However, she needs to be available to all who need it.
Main researcher who Sumie Swaminathan stated that usually the process of development and production of effective vaccines takes up to 10 years, however, in the current environment, the who puts it on 12, maximum 18 months.