In the future, the world will surely face a new virus, the head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) George F. Gao at the international forum of science and technology in society.
According to RIA Novosti, today the world, according to a specialist, is faced not only with a pandemic of coronavirus infection, but also with “infodemia, when relevant information and misinformation are intertwined.”
The scientist noted that in the future the world will surely face the so-called “X virus”, the characteristics of which are currently unknown to anyone. It can occur anywhere and anytime.
From the above principles, the specialist highlighted the exchange of information. According to him, it was the open exchange of information from China that allowed scientists around the world to start developing vaccines against coronavirus infection in a short time.