It is noted that during the meeting of the emergency committee, its representatives came to the conclusion that the pandemic remains a special situation of international importance.

Earlier, the director of the WHO's health emergencies program, Michael Ryan, said that people "will not begin to receive the vaccine until the first half of next year."

Doctor of Medical Sciences, virologist Anatoly Altstein, in an interview with the NSN, spoke about the options for the development of the situation with COVID-19.