there is a possibility that the coronavirus pandemic has already peaked. this may be evidenced by the decrease in the number of cases of coronavirus infection in the world last week. this opinion was expressed on thursday, november 19, by the representative of the who in the russian federation, melita vuinovich, in an interview with the radio station echo of moscow.
“there is good news. but last week we saw 10% fewer cases than 14 days before. we may be at our peak, but we need to look at the numbers, because each country has a different situation. some countries are still picking up speed, although in some cases we can say that the situation seems to be stabilizing, ”she said.
a who representative noted that the epicenter of the spread of coronavirus infection is in europe and north america, and 81% of cases of infection last week were recorded there.
vujnovic also said that vaccination will help overcome the coronavirus pandemic, but people will not stop contracting this infection.
“of course [vaccinations] will help: there will be no pandemic. but, unfortunately, i do not expect that there will be no cases of coronavirus, ”she said.
at the same time, a who representative noted that “vaccination does not cure, but warns”.
since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 56.2 million people have been infected with the coronavirus in the world, over 1.3 million have died.