The head of the world health organization (who), Tedros Adan Ghebreyesus said that can destroy COVID-19 there is no cure. On it informs Agency Reuters.

“At the moment, "silver bullet" no, and probably never will be,” Ghebreyesus said. The head of the organization stated this during a virtual briefing from the headquarters of the UN in Geneva (Switzerland). According to him, to get rid of the coronavirus forever despite the hopes for an effective vaccine.

Of ghebreyesus also said that currently a number of vaccines against disease is the third phase of testing. The head of the who urged all countries to strictly comply with measures in the area of health, citizens — to wear masks, which, according to Gebreyesus should become a symbol of solidarity around the world.

On 27 July the General Director of the world health organization declared the acceleration of the pandemic coronavirus. Of ghebreyesus said that who has received information on nearly 16 million cases and more than 640 thousands of deaths.