The Covid-19 vaccine could take several years

Bộ trưởng Bộ Y tế Đức Jens Spahn. Ảnh: Web24.
Bộ trưởng Bộ Y tế Đức Jens Spahn. Ảnh: Web24.

Jens Spahn, the German Health Minister, warned that developing the Covid-19 vaccine is one of the most challenging tasks in medicine and can take several years to find.

According to Germany’s major news agency DPA, German Health Minister Jens Spahn said that despite some promising initial steps, developing the Covid-19 vaccine is still one of the most difficult tasks in medicine. learn.

“I would be happy if it succeeds in a few months, but everyone should be cautious. It can also take several years because there is always a failure to find vaccines, like many other vaccines,” Mr. Spahn made his point on ARD tonight.

Spahn also said that according to the figures, each person with Covid-19 in Germany infected less than one other person. This is a positive sign of the disease situation in Germany.

An international donor conference held on May 4 is expected to cost $ 8.3 billion to develop treatments and vaccines for the Covid-19 vaccine. German Prime Minister Angela Markel has pledged that Germany will make a large contribution to this program.

Spahn said the German government was also discussing plans to gradually lift public restrictions and reopen restaurants in Germany. He revealed that by the end of the week, the government would set a specific schedule after discussions with Prime Minister Angela Markel and other officials.