With coronavirus cases around the world now at over 10.2 million, scientists have been working around the clock to develop a vaccine.
A vaccine is likely only a matter of months away, but now one expert has warned that the virus may never be eradicated, thanks to anti-vaxxers.
Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, warned that the US may never achieve heard immunity for Covid-19, due to some people refusing a vaccine.
Speaking to CNN, he said: “The best we’ve ever done is measles, which is 97 to 98 percent effective. That would be wonderful if we get there. I don’t think we will. I would settle for [a] 70, 75 percent effective vaccine.”
According to a recent CNN poll, a third of Americans said they would not try to get a vaccine, regardless of its price.
Dr Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Dr Fauci said: “There is a general anti-science, anti-authority, anti-vaccine feeling among some people in this country — an alarmingly large percentage of people,