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70 Different Types of COVID-19 Vaccines Are Being Developed

According to Assoc.Prof. Dr. Tran Thi Giang Huong, Director of WHO's disease control programs, many countries around the world are participating in the race to find vaccines against COVID-19 . Researchers are working hard to speed up the completion of vaccines and specific treatments for the pandemic.

She said there are currently 70 types of vaccines in the world. Among them, 3 types of vaccines are undergoing clinical trials of stage 1 and 1 types are undergoing clinical trials of phase 2. Besides, many treatments are also being tested in clinical trials all over the world bridge.

WHO has been testing the "Joint testing" program involving many countries around the world to find the most effective treatment for COVID-19. Through this program, the time to find drugs that help slow the progress of Covid-19 or increase the survival rate of patients, can be reduced by up to 80%, More than 100 countries have participated in this pilot program.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tran Thi Giang Huong emphasized that:

“In addition, WHO has also developed a database of clinical trials of vaccines and drugs for Covid-19 that have been implemented, so that national experts can access and use data. This material is for my research”

 According to WHO experts, it will take months or even years to complete the Covid-19 vaccine and put it into use in the community.

Regarding the fact that many countries are implementing the relaxation of the social gap, according to the WHO representative

“The relaxation or removal of social extension measures now needs to be carefully considered and implemented carefully, because No one expects the number of COVID-19 cases to skyrocket again, due to the early release of control measures.”

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