Coronavirus: update on the epidemic in the world

New measures, new reports and highlights: an update on the latest development of the Kovid-19 epidemic worldwide.

– New objectives for Biden –

Joe Biden on Tuesday launched a “new phase” of the Kovid-19 vaccination campaign in the United States, which should integrate teenagers and target more reluctant Americans, with at least one injection for 70% of adults on the national holiday A new goal of. 4th of July.

The US President also announced a target of 160 million Americans fully immunized by that date.

A request was made to extend the emergency authorization of the Pfizer / BioNotech vaccine to children aged 12–15 in early April in the United States, and a decision by the American Medicine Agency (FDA) is expected within the coming days .

– One-fourth of Europeans vaccinated

More than a quarter of the European Union has received at least one dose of the anti-Kovid vaccine, the European Commission congratulated on Tuesday, and more than 9% of residents are now fully vaccinated according to AFP calculations.

Ursula von der Leyen, president of the European Executive, tweeted, “Immunization has accelerated in Europe: we have given enough doses to vaccinate 70% of adults in the European Union in July.”

– EMA: A Chinese Vaccine Review –

The European Medical Agency on Tuesday announced the introduction of a “continuous review” process for the vaccine from the Chinese laboratory Synovac, which opens the way for a possible application for an upcoming authorization in the European Union.

Synovac’s vaccine, which uses the classic dormant virus technique, was authorized in February in China and then Chile, Brazil, the Philippines, Ukraine and Turkey.

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– Brazil: Boldsonaro’s discrimination by a former minister –

Former Brazilian Health Minister Luiz Henrique Mandetta on Tuesday assured the parliamentary commission before an inquiry that he had warned President Zaire Bolsonaro of the “dire consequences” of his denial of coronovirus, killing about 410,000 people in the country . .

Mr Mandetta was sacked in late March 2020, at the start of the epidemic, as he defended physical disturbances in an attempt at contamination, an idea completely rejected by the head of state.

– 20 million cases in India –

Funeral of Kovid-19 victims in New Delhi, India on May 4, 2021

The situation in India is increasingly worrisome, with over 20 million infections identified with the onset of the epidemic and a fully hygienic system.

More than 350,000 new cases of Kovid-19 were reported on Tuesday, with a slight drop from the peak of 302 causing 402% pollution. Many experts believe that the actual toll is too high.

– Return to normal for vaccinated Germans –

With the removal of restrictions such as night curfews or a ban on private meetings, Germany would begin a return to normal for those vaccinated against Kovid.

Angela Merkel’s government on Tuesday adopted a restriction order for those who have received two doses of multiple sanctions for several months.

– FC Barcelona: Possible violations of the Kovid protocol –

La Liga, the organization that manages professional football in Spain, has opened an investigation at the home of Lionel Messi for a possible violation of the Spanish League’s Kovid-19 protocol after a meal hosted by FC Barcelona players.

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Barca players, some of whom were with their teammates, met at their captain Messi’s house on Monday, while meetings of more than six people are prohibited in private homes in Barcelona.

– More than 3.2 million dead –

According to a report set up by AFP from official sources, at least 3,214,644 people have died worldwide since the end of December 2019.

The United States is the country with the most deaths (578,403), ahead of Brazil (411,588), India (222,408), Mexico (217,345) and the United Kingdom (127,539).

These figures are underestimated globally. They are based on daily reports of national health officials, without including reassessments based on statistical bases.

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