On December 23, the Secretary of Health of the United Kingdom stated that a new mutant coronavirus was found in two cases of infected people in the eastern part of England, which seems to be more diverse than the previous mutant virus. The two cases of infection are related to the recent travel to South Africa, which caused the level of prevention and control in the capital London to rise from the third level to the fourth level.
The British government approved the new coronavirus vaccine jointly developed by Pfizer and BioNTech of Germany. The UK became the first country in the world to approve this vaccine.
According to the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and the “Guardian” reported on December 2nd, the vaccine will start next week, the first to be vaccinated for high-risk groups. The UK has previously ordered 40 million doses of this vaccine.
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Coronavirus: US Will Start Vaccination in Two Weeks
The number of deaths in the United States has reached the highest level in six months. In response to the rapidly rising number of new Coronavirus infections, senior US health officials announced on December 1, 2020 that Americans would be vaccinated against the new Coronavirus as early as mid-December.
Moncef Slaoui, the chief consultant of the US government‚Äôs Operation Warp Speed ‚Äč‚Äčproject and a former executive of GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals, said that by the end of 2020, 20 million Americans will be vaccinated , And by mid-2021, most Americans will be able to receive highly effective vaccines.
In November, the number of confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia in the United States exceeded 4 million, a record high in a single month. However, in this case, there are still many Americans who do not believe that the new coronavirus is real.
Recently, the American “Washington Post” reporter Jacqueline spoke publicly about her illness and recovery process. She said that people do not believe in the existence of the new coronavirus.
US CDC: Early novel coronavirus cases found in the United States
According to the Wall Street Journal of the United States, a government study released by US CDC scientists on November 30 showed that as early as mid-December 2019, the novel coronavirus appeared in the United States, which is earlier than the official discovery of the novel coronavirus in China. A few weeks, one month before the first confirmed case in the United States was discovered by the US public health department.
Viruses Shape the Human World
Humans believed that they were at the top of the food chain, so the saber-toothed tiger became extinct, the New Zealand Moa disappeared, and the number of endangered giant animals is endless. However, the new coronavirus tells humans that they themselves will become prey one day. Many modern infectious diseases are caused by viruses, including new coronary pneumonia and AIDS, as well as the flu that broke out from 1918 to 1920.
In the past week, despite the rapid increase in the number of confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning before the arrival of public holidays, strongly recommending that people reduce unnecessary travel to avoid infection, but many Americans still take risks to travel and party during public holidays.
Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, in an interview with American media on the 29th, expressed concern that the number of confirmed cases in the United States will increase sharply after public holidays.
Up to now, India has accumulated nearly 9.4 million infections and more than 136,000 deaths during the new Coronavirus pneumonia epidemic. This also makes the country the second worst country in the world with the new Coronavirus pneumonia epidemic, following the United States.
Moreover, since the northern hemisphere entered autumn and winter, the Indian capital New Delhi has also seen a significant rebound of the epidemic.
But at this critical moment of the epidemic, thousands of farmers from all over India flocked to New Delhi in these two days to protest the “unfair” agricultural policy of the Indian government.
The epidemic is out of control, the government and the people ignore the epidemic According to data from the Union of American Scientists, as of November 15, 17.4 per million people in South Dakota had died of new coronavirus pneumonia in the past seven days. This rate ranks third in the world on the death rate list given by the agency. The American media referred to this as a kind of “out of control.