COVID-19 treatments: Is there a treatment or vaccine for COVID-19 and how long will it take to develop one?

Resource details

Resource details

Resource type: Factsheet

Organisation: IFRC, UNICEF, WHO

Region: Africa

Category: COVID-19

Tags: Africa, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Disease, Emergencies, Epidemics, Health, Health communications

Publication year: 2020

Language: English

Description

Description

This factsheet explains the situation with current COVID-19 treatments, the process of testing new medicines, the difference between treatments, vaccines and cures and where we are in the search for a vaccine. The factsheet also provides key messages for communities on COVID-19 treatments.