Covid-19 here for the long haul, says expert

Coronavirus could also be the precursor to even more virulent and dangerous pandemics, according to disease expert Ian Lipkin

28th February, 2021
Covid-19 here for the long haul, says expert
Dr Ian Lipkin: ‘This virus is not going to disappear’

Sars-CoV-2, the virus that causes Covid-19, will not be eradicated easily in humans and annual vaccination campaigns will continue for many years to come, one of the world’s leading epidemiologists has said.

Dr Ian Lipkin provided scientific advice for the prescient Hollywood movie Contagion, about a global pandemic eerily similar to Covid-19. He also told the Business Post this weekend that there could be future pandemics that had even greater infection and fatality...

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