China News Service, July 14th. According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 8:45 on July 14th, Beijing time, there were more than 13.06 million cases of new crowns diagnosed in the world and more than 571,000 deaths. WHO Director General Tan Desai warned that too many countries are heading in the "wrong direction"; American infectious disease expert Fuch said that he saw no signs of the end of the epidemic in the United States; many countries have politicians "invited" one after another in public places Wearing a mask has become a consensus on epidemic prevention.
Data map: World Health Organization Director General Tan Desai.
WHO: Too many countries are heading in the "wrong direction"
Warn leaders that mixed information will destroy trust
On the 13th, WHO Director General Tan Desai said at a regular press conference that the new crown virus is still the "number one public enemy", but the actions of many governments and people have not reflected this, "too many countries are moving towards errors Direction." He said that the mixed messages sent by leaders are destroying the most critical element of any response: trust.
Tan Desai called on leaders, governments, and individuals to do their part to break the virus transmission chain. The focus is on reducing the mortality rate and inhibiting the spread of the virus, inspiring the role of the community and encouraging individual protection measures to enhance the government’s Leadership and overall strategic coordination role, clearly and continuously communicate the anti-epidemic strategy.
In addition, he also said that he has not received an official letter from the United States to withdraw from the WHO, and if he has other questions, he will respond.
On June 26 local time, citizens of Santa Clara County, Northern California, United States shopped at Stanford Mall. China News Service reporter Liu Guanguan
California suspends indoor public activities
Fodge said he saw no signs of the end of the epidemic in the United States
At present, over 3.36 million cases have been diagnosed in the United States, with a total of over 135,000 deaths. On the 13th, American infectious disease expert Fuch said that the new crown epidemic is the most challenging public health security crisis that the United States has responded to. He said that during the economic restart, some US state governments did not abide by the restart rules, but "completely took warnings as deaf."
"We are far from beginning to see signs of the end of the epidemic," Foch said. If students are expected to return to campus, the United States must be able to control the development of the epidemic. "We must pay close attention to this."
Data graph: Fuch, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. China News Agency reporter Sha Hanting
As the epidemic continued to spread, California Governor Newson ordered on the 13th to close all indoor activities in restaurants, bars, movie theaters and zoos in the state. On the same day, the Governor of Oregon announced that from 15th, the state’s mask injunction will be extended to public places where social distance cannot be maintained. In addition, the state will also ban indoor gatherings of more than 10 people.
In addition, the U.S. military base in Okinawa, Japan, has recently witnessed a collective infection that has caused concern. According to the news on the 13th in Okinawa Prefecture, Japan, 98 American troops stationed in Okinawa have been diagnosed. The Okinawa prefectural government is worried that the infection may also spread to the residents of the county who have daily contact with the inside and outside of the base, so they have increased their vigilance.
Many countries accelerate the development of vaccines
To combat the epidemic, many countries have accelerated the pace of vaccine trials.
The head of the new crown vaccine R&D project team at Chulalongkorn University in Thailand confirmed on the 12th that Thai researchers started the clinical trial of a new crown vaccine as early as September. If it goes well, this vaccine will be available in the second half of 2021.
Data map: Researchers are developing a new coronavirus mRNA vaccine. Photo by Tang Yanjun
The University of Queensland, Australia, announced on the 13th that a new coronavirus candidate vaccine developed by the university has entered the first phase of clinical trials. If all goes well, the R&D team will enter the next stage as soon as possible, at which time larger-scale experiments will be carried out on people of different ages.
In Russia, the clinical trial of the safety of a new recombinant vaccine candidate for the "recombinant adenovirus" implemented by the Moscow State Medical University Chechenov has entered the final stage. A total of 38 volunteers have been vaccinated in two batches and will soon be discharged. This phase of clinical trials is mainly to test the safety of vaccines, and the next phase of trials will test the effectiveness of vaccines.
There are many more politicians in the world to "stroke"
Mandatory wearing of masks in public places is a consensus against epidemic prevention?
The Bosnia and Herzegovina media reported on the 13th that the Bosnia and Herzegovina Prime Minister Novalić’s new crown virus test was positive. Allegedly, when he participated in an activity in the past two days, he had symptoms such as fever, muscle aches and stomach upset.
On the same day, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bolivia announced through its official social account that the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the country, Langgarika’s new coronavirus test, was positive and is currently quarantined at home. In addition, the local government of Mocgua in southern Peru issued a notice on the 13th that the provincial governor of the new crown virus test was positive and has been admitted to the hospital for treatment.
Data map: A billboard in the central area of Leicester, UK.
On the 13th, the British Prime Minister Johnson announced through a spokesperson that the government will implement measures in England that customers must wear masks in stores. This rule will be implemented from July 24th. On the same day, the Minister of Justice and Corrections of South Africa announced that it is illegal to wear masks in public places in South Africa, and the person involved will be arrested.
At present, about 120 countries around the world, including Germany, Spain, Italy, and Greece, have implemented mandatory measures that must wear masks in public places.