Infectious disease expert Zhang Wenhong (centre) says even if a safe and effective vaccine is developed, it may not be widely available for at least a year. Photo: Weibo Infectious disease expert Zhang Wenhong (centre) says even if a safe and effective vaccine is developed, it may not be widely available for at least a year. Photo: Weibo
Infectious disease expert Zhang Wenhong (centre) says even if a safe and effective vaccine is developed, it may not be widely available for at least a year. Photo: Weibo

Coronavirus: second wave over winter ‘inevitable’ in China, infectious disease expert says

  • Shanghai specialist points to situation in Europe, saying vaccine will be the only way to contain the pandemic – but that could be at least a year away
  • His remarks come as southwestern Yunnan province goes into ‘wartime mode’ to tackle an outbreak of cases

Topic |   Coronavirus China
Infectious disease expert Zhang Wenhong (centre) says even if a safe and effective vaccine is developed, it may not be widely available for at least a year. Photo: Weibo Infectious disease expert Zhang Wenhong (centre) says even if a safe and effective vaccine is developed, it may not be widely available for at least a year. Photo: Weibo
Infectious disease expert Zhang Wenhong (centre) says even if a safe and effective vaccine is developed, it may not be widely available for at least a year. Photo: Weibo
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