The Executive Director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Health Emergency Program Mike Ryan has said that the deadly novel “Coronavirus” might just never go away and could become a part of our communities just like “HIV”.
HIV/AIDS was first clinically observed in 1981 in the United State, yet 40 years later there is still no cure nor vaccine developed for it. HIV/AIDS has killed nearly a million people globally till date.
Ryan while of the WHO, while giving an online briefing yesterday May 13, said the virus may just become one of the known viruses that kills people annually around the world.
“This virus just may become another endemic virus in our communities and this virus may never go away. HIV hasn’t gone away. I’m not comparing the two diseases but I think it is important that we’re realistic. I don’t think anyone can predict when or if this disease will disappear.
I think there are no promises in this and there are no dates. This disease may settle into a long problem, or it may not be” Ryan said
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