He told RTS that he was afraid the end of the epidemic was far away.
Ivanusa added the vaccination had started worldwide, and that that brings hope.
"About 50 countries have started vaccination so far. The largest number of vaccines per 100 people was consumed in Israel, and in Spain only one vaccine per 100 people," Ivanusa said.
Turkey's health minister announced early on Jan. 6 that three inactive COVID-19 vaccine candidates are ready for human trials.
Fahrettin Koca said 17 different COVID-19 vaccine candidates are currently being developed in Turkey, and among them, "three of our candidate vaccines have applied to the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency for starting testing on humans."
Matthew V., 45, a San Diego medical technician, received the "Pfizer" coronavirus vaccine on December 18, and the only side effect he developed was irritation at the place of application. Six days later, after a shift in the COVID clinic, Matthew felt fever, muscle aches and fatigue.
The test showed that he was positive for coronavirus. This scenario is not unusual, experts claim.
Just because we already have vaccines doesn't automatically mean we can go back to our previous way of life. We still don't know how long the effect of the vaccine will last. We need more time to find answers to these questions, and we must not put health at risk. This was stated to the Bulgarian National Radio by Prof.