Coronavirus will be with us 'forever' unless we find a vaccine, says expert

Coronavirus will be with us 'forever' unless we find a vaccine, says expert

A US vaccine expert claims the idea of letting coronavirus burn out is fanciful and not feasible for any country to achieve herd immunity. Dr Paul Offit, director of the vaccine education centre in Philadelphia, said immunity gained from common coronaviruses are shot-lived and there is still no prospect of…

Scientist warns coronavirus will be present 'forever'

Scientist warns coronavirus will be present 'forever'

A former chief scientific adviser has warned Covid-19 will be with us “forever” and people are likely to need regular vaccinations against it. Professor Sir Mark Walport, who is a member of the Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage), said that, like flu, repeat inoculations will be required. Speaking…