The coronavirus epidemic has killed at least 2,711,039 people worldwide since the first cases of the virus appeared in China in December 2019.
The total number of contracted cases of the virus has reached 122,811,073 people worldwide, while 21,159,276 people remain active 98.940.758 Recovering from the disease is considered. In addition, a total of 409,763,820 people have already been vaccinated worldwide.
The United States is the country with the most deaths (539,699), followed by Brazil (287,499), Mexico (196,606), India (159,370) and the United Kingdom (125,926).
On Friday, several countries in Europe, such as Germany, France, Italy, Bulgaria and Slovenia, resumed vaccination with AstraZeneca, recommended by experts from the World Health Organization. (WHO), but Denmark, Norway and Sweden have decided to wait before starting. Get this vaccine again.
For Spain, Portugal and the Netherlands, they will start vaccinating again with this vaccine from next week. And to show that the vaccine is completely safe, French Prime Minister Jean Castex was vaccinated with AstraZeneca on Friday afternoon, as did British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Next on the list will be Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi.
Despite the positive opinion of the WHO and the European Medicine Agency (EMA), Finland stood out on Friday, announcing the suspension of this vaccine until at least 29 March.
This reinstatement of vaccination with AstraZeneca comes on the same day of the imprisonment for one month in about fifteen departments in France.
Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) concluded on Friday that the AstraZeneca vaccine “continues to have a positive benefit-risk profile”, confirming the decision given a day earlier by the European Medicines Agency (EMA), who called it “safe and Considered “effective”.
“Available data do not suggest an overall increase in bleeding disorders,” said the WHO Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety (GACVT).
Parallel to the withdrawal of vaccination with AstraZeneca, Germany has announced that it will prohibit crossings on its border with Poland, which, like Cyprus only, is considered a “high-risk” country by the Robert Koch Health Watch Institute (RKI) Is classified. And Bulgaria which has a very high incidence rate.
The Berlin decision will take effect from Sunday, so all people who want to enter Germany from Poland must present a negative PCR test, or a negative antigen.
The measure, which will take effect on Sunday, means that people entering the German region from Poland will have to present a negative PCR or antigen test, according to the institute.