The coronavirus "may never go away", the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned, BBC reports.
Coronavirus may never go away, World Health Organization warns
STEPANAKERT, MAY 14, ARTSAKHPRESS: Speaking at a briefing on Wednesday, WHO emergencies director Dr Mike Ryan warned against trying to predict when the virus would disappear.
He added that even if a vaccine is found, controlling the virus will require a "massive effort".
Almost 300,000 people worldwide are reported to have died with coronavirus, and more than 4.3m cases recorded.
"It is important to put this on the table: this virus may become just another endemic virus in our communities, and this virus may never go away," Dr Ryan told the virtual press conference from Geneva.
"HIV has not gone away - but we have come to terms with the virus," Dr Ryan said, as quoted by the source.