Is it possible to have zero coronavirus cases without a vaccine? A local doctor explains



There are zero cases of coronovirus without vaccine in some countries. Can we see in DC area?

There are zero cases of coronovirus without vaccine in some countries. Can we see in DC area?

“In Europe, when it went, it really went. In countries you have seen fewer numbers and we are seeing much lower numbers in New York City, ”said Dr. Joshua Sharfstein, vice dean for public health practice and community engagement at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

He said that countries that are able to receive 30 cases per million per day are able to successfully open schools.

“If we can reach a lower level, we will be able to work in a more secure manner,” he said.

New Zealand has marked 100 days since its last case on Saturday.

Scharfstein said that we are not close to zero in the DC area right now, but it is possible to count coronovirus cases without a vaccine.

“We’re not going to zero, but it’s realistic to expect that we can fall short,” Scharfstein said.

WTOP’s Michelle Murillo contributed to this report.


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