As the world continues to deal with the effects and impact of several labs and scientists are racing to develop vaccines and drugs for the cure of the novel disease. At the moment, the World Health Organization (WHO) is yet to approve any vaccine or drug for COVID-19, but different investigatory treatments and drugs are being subjected to trials. Here the are top 10 under investigation.
As superpower rivalries dominate the UN annual World Health Assembly in Geneva, FRANCE 24’s François Picard asks tonight’s panel about the impact of nationalism and financial interests on the supply of face masks, the rolling out of affordable coronavirus tests and the race to discover and market an effective Covid-19 vaccine.
Long after lockdown has been lifted, everybody may still be social distancing, warns the World Health Organization. In a week that's seen new outbreaks of the virus dampen the mood in countries like France where confinement has been eased, the panel of FRANCE 24's François Picard asks about testing, contact tracing and whether national interests are hampering the race to find effective remedies and a vaccine against the coronavirus.