US President Donald Trump has vowed to eradicate the coronovirus epidemic with a vaccine by the end of this year. He made the promise in a speech on Thursday after officially accepting the Republican nomination for a second term in the US presidential election. French news agency AFP reported.
No effective coronavirus drug or vaccine has yet been discovered. The World Health Organization states that several potential vaccines are in the final stages of clinical trials. These include vaccine candidates invented by several US companies. But so far no company has been able to guarantee that their vaccine will be available this year.
Donald Trump said, “We are going to maintain peace by using America’s scientific talent to create a vaccine in record time.”
“By the end of this year, we will have a safe and effective vaccine and we will work together to eradicate the virus.”
The United States is the world’s most affected by the coronovirus epidemic. The country has the highest number of victims and deaths. As of August 28 (Friday), the total number of people infected in the United States was over 60.46 million, according to Vishwamitra. Among the victims, 1 lakh 64 thousand 603 people have died in the country.