New measures, new reports and highlights: an update on the latest development of the Kovid-19 epidemic worldwide.
AstraZeneca Vaccine: WHO Miracle …
Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday examined the Kovid-19 vaccine from AstraZeneca and Oxford, among which the effectiveness has been questioned for the elderly and against the South African version of the virus.
This vaccine, which the United Kingdom was the first to administer extensively to its population, has already been approved by many other countries and the European Union, with some prohibiting it for those under 65 or 55 years old. is.
… and South Africa suspended
South Africa has announced a temporary suspension of its vaccination program against Kovid-19, which was to begin in the coming days with a million vaccines developed by Oxford and AstraZeneca, a study following the southern version in young adults “Limited” effectiveness against.
British version expands into the United States
According to one study, a new pandemic may lead to a new pandemic, with a variant of coronavirus initially identified in the United Kingdom spreading rapidly across the United States every 10 days.
Republican Congressman Ron Wright, 67, Kovid-19 has died, becoming the first member to sit on Capitol Hill to succumb to the virus.
United Kingdom: unspecified migrants will be vaccinated
The government said on Monday that immigrant immigrants to Britain would have the right to free immunization against Kovid-19 without verification of their residence.
Extended curfew in the Netherlands
The Netherlands extended the curfew starting from 23 January to 2 March until 2 March, which then led to the country’s worst riots in the last 40 years.
Russia: High Death Rate in 2020
Russia reported a sharp rise in mortality in 2020, fueled by the Kovid-19 epidemic, according to data released on Monday, which reflected more than 162,000 deaths associated with the new coronovirus in the April – December period alone.
Vaccines: Macron worried about emerging countries
French President Emmanuel Macron, meeting with the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday, emphasized the need to launch a vaccination campaign against Kovid-19 in emerging countries.
Informal epidemic in Tanzania
In Tanzania, the Kovid-19 pandemic continues to spread, but informally, while Tanzanian President John Magufuli has mitigated the virus’s vulnerability from the outset, ensuring that prayers had saved his country.
Denmark: Back to Primary School
In Denmark, around 300,000 elementary school students returned to the classroom on Monday after five weeks of distance education, marking the first easing of stricter anti-Kovid regulations in the Nordic country.
Tests for cats and dogs in Seoul
In Seoul, cats and dogs who suffer from fever, cough or difficulty breathing can be tested for coronovirus if they are in contact with people carrying the disease, the city’s capital government said on Monday said. South Korea.
The country experienced its first case of contamination in an animal, in this case a kitten.
– Over 2.3 million deaths
According to an assessment established by AFP from official sources, the worldwide epidemic has killed more than 2.3 million people since late December 2019, around 11:00 GMT on Monday.
The United States is the country with the most deaths (463,470), ahead of Brazil (231,534), Mexico (166,200), India (155,080) and the United Kingdom (112,465).
The number of victims is globally underestimated. It is based on daily reports from national health officials, but excludes prior post revisions made by statistical organizations, as it did in Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom.
EFM / AFP