UK Government main scientific adviser assures coronavirus could never go away even if the vaccine arrives - A coronavirus vaccine is" unlikely " to stop the spread completely, so the disease may never go away.

So believes Sir Patrick Vallance, the chief scientific adviser to the UK Government, according to statements collected by Sky News.

Vallance has recalled that smallpox is the only disease that has managed to be completely eradicated and has assured that he believes that the coronavirus will become a seasonal virus, such as the flu.

However, the adviser does not want to indicate that a vaccine will not be needed: "clearly, as the vaccine is received, the possibility of infection and the severity of the disease will decrease and this will begin to look more like a flu."

In addition, Vallance has warned against an exaggerated optimism about the timetable on which vaccines may be and has assured that it is unlikely that they will be massively available until the spring of next year.

Vallance's opinion coincides with that of several experts who have already expressed that the vaccine will not be the magic solution that the population seems to be waiting for.

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UK Government main scientific adviser assures coronavirus

The vaccine is only "one more tool" and, "when it exists, we will see what need there is for it," explained Adolfo García-Sastre, director of the Institute of Global Health and Emerging Pathogens linked to the Monte Sinai Hospital in New York, in an interview with Business Insider Spain.

"Unfortunately, there are many diseases against which we do not have treatment or vaccine, such as the disease caused by the Zika virus," also recalled Dr. María Montoya, researcher at CIB-CSIC and member of the board of Directors of the Spanish Society of Immunology, In another conversation with Business Insider Spain.

For now, experts seem to be pointing more towards the idea that we will have a vaccine that is more effective in protecting against disease than against infection.

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Isabel Sola, senior scientist and co-director along with Luis Rincanes of the coronavirus Laboratory of the National Biotechnology Center (CNB) of the Superior Council of Scientific Research (CSIC), explained that it is likely that the first vaccines that arrive are not one hundred percent effective.

In spite of everything, like Vallance, García-Sastre believes that they will remain useful. The expert acknowledges that, "the more you protect from infection, the better the vaccine", but warns that it does not need to work like this either. "Protecting against disease or reducing contagion would already make sense," he explains.

Such a candidate could reduce the saturation of the health system and avoid the most severe complications of the disease. A flu solution works in a similar way, as it does not completely prevent the spread, but reduces the severity and therefore the symptoms, making people less contagious.

UK Government main scientific adviser assures coronavirus


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Stories reach Linkedin: this is how you can use them to get the most out of it

Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp or even productivity apps like Slack have caught a new platform among their networks, one of the most popular features of the main social networks.

Stories have landed on Linkedin as a new feature and include practically everything that makes them famous: 20-second videos or still images where you can include stickers, text or anything you can think of.

What is clear is that it is a very interesting functionality with which to take advantage of the most creative side of the user within the professional field, so if it catches your eye, here you will find how to use Linkedin stories to get the most out of it.

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As usual every time these new features skip, it still takes a few days to appear on your device, so if you do not see it, just load up with patience.

In addition, it should be noted that this is a functionality that will only be available in the app of both iOS and Android smartphones.

How to use Linkedin stories

To use Linkedin stories, simply follow these simple steps:

- Tap the camera icon on the right side of the area where you can write a post.
- Then take a photo or video and add stickers or texts through the options that are available in the upper right area
- Finally, tap the bottom arrow on the right to publish your story.

Once this is done, you will already know how to use Linkedin stories and although it does not have as many options as the rest of social networks, surely you will soon be able to take advantage of it to enhance your personal brand.

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