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‘People must brace for new-normal lifestyle for at least two years before Covid-19 is contained’

Dr. Yong Poovorawan, a specialist in virology at Chulalongkorn University, said the “new normal lifestyle” is needed for at least two years until the population has been immunised to levels that are higher than the herd immunity figure.


Speaking of achieving herd immunity, he said when the majority of people become immune to Covid-19, either through infection and recovery or enough vaccination, then the disease will not spread.

Chula’s encouragement and support for research is excellent for teachers, students, and the public.

Associate Professor Dr. Suchana Chavanich Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University