Now, the World Health Organization (WHO) has given an estimated date for the end of the pandemic. However, billionaire Bill Gates proposed what he considers the “only solution” to end the coronavirus and future pandemics.María Neira, director of WHO’s Department of Public Health, Environment and Climate Change, said that the Covid-19 pandemic can be controlled as long as immunization of countries with low vaccine coverage is achieved. This could happen in March of 2022, according to statements for RAC1.
Two years is a period that we phone database decided and it will certainly be a reasonable time. If we start vaccinating at the speed we have so far, we can see, even earlier, the way out of this extraordinary situation," said Neira.The specialist commented that the low availability of vaccines in some countries is worrying. Neira said that “we must all come out of the pandemic together”, something with which Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director of the WHO, also agrees.Read: Government invites students to get vaccinated"The shocking disparity in global vaccine distribution is a stain on our collective conscience," said the organization’s director, adding that the challenge is not only to return to normality, but also to learn from the crisis.
I believe that the end is beginning to be more and more present, but when we come out of the pandemic we must take advantage to be better and not forget these lessons," said Tedros Adhanom.And the third dose?In the third dose of the vaccine, the WHO considers that, for now, it is only required by patients whose immune system is compromised. The rest of people, they point out, can wait until most of the world’s population is immunized with at least the first dose."The third dose, for now, can be delayed until we have more scientific evidence that it is needed and 40% of the world.