The entire world is facing an unprecedented challenge from the growing COVID-19 pandemic, affecting communities and economies everywhere. Society has mobilized to combat the pandemic by promoting the union of governments, organizations from different industries and sectors, as well as individuals, to help respond to this global outbreak. The many expressions of solidarity and support stimulated by this common problem have been extraordinary.
The World Health Organization (WHO) leads and coordinates global efforts, supporting countries to prevent and detect cases and respond to the pandemic.
Science in 5
When can we expect a vaccine for COVID-19? How will we ensure that it is safe?