US scientist William Hazeltine questioned the effectiveness of vaccines against coronavirus

Even if a vaccine against coronavirus will be opened in the near future, there is no guarantee that it will be effective against SARS-CoV-2. The corresponding opinion was expressed by William Hazeltine, one of the leading scientists from the US, reports The Guardian.

Ученый из США Уильям Хазелтайн усомнился в эффективности вакцины против коронавируса

The expert noted that the vaccine policy shout louder than the rest, wishing thus to seek election to high office. Hazeltine does not rule out that there’s a cure, but recommends not to count on it too much. In particular, all attempts to create a vaccine against SARS or MERS ended up with worked these are not the best way. Most often, such funds were not able to protect the nasal mucosa, through which the pathogen enters the body.

Hazeltine noticed that the best solution to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is the use of means of protection, distancing and self-isolation in case of need. The scientist pointed out that the most effective in combating the threat itself has shown China, Taiwan and South Korea, while the U.S., Russia and Brazil have done much worse.

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