China News Service, September 2 According to the latest statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 8:28 on September 2, Beijing time, the total number of confirmed cases of new crown worldwide exceeded 25.65 million, and the cumulative deaths exceeded 850,000. example.

The Trump administration refused to participate in the global COVID-19 vaccine plan while actively cooperating in international vaccine research and development; under the threat of the second epidemic, epidemic prevention measures were strengthened in many places; the report showed that the epidemic caused a 73% drop in global tourism revenue in 2020.

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  International actively cooperates in vaccine research and development

  Trump administration refuses to participate in global COVID-19 vaccine plan

  Under the crisis of the global pandemic of the new crown epidemic, many countries are actively carrying out vaccine research and development activities.

There are currently 170 vaccine candidates worldwide, and 7 more vaccines are in the most anticipated phase III clinical trials.

  The British journal "The Lancet" recently published a comment from the WHO Vaccine Solidarity Test Expert Team, stating that the world needs an effective, rapid and reliable evaluation of a variety of new coronary pneumonia vaccine candidates.

The article stated that a global multi-vaccine trial with a shared control group can provide faster and more reliable results than separate trials for each of many different vaccines.

  At present, more than 170 countries and regions are discussing participating in a "New Coronary Vaccine Global Access Mechanism" (COVAX) program led by WHO and others. The program aims to accelerate vaccine development, ensure vaccine doses obtained by all countries, and Assign it to those at the highest risk of disease.

  However, the US government stated on September 1st local time that it would not cooperate with the international community to jointly develop, produce and distribute the new coronavirus vaccine because the US does not want to be restricted by multilateral organizations such as the World Health Organization.

  American experts pointed out that the United States has adopted a "single fight alone" strategy. This move is a "huge gamble" and this decision is "short-sighted."

On August 1, local time, London, England, the "London Eye" Ferris wheel reopened.

The picture shows the staff taking temperature measurements for tourists.

  Many countries re-introduced epidemic prevention measures under the rebound of the epidemic

  British demonstrators violating epidemic prevention orders raise concerns

  At present, the spread of the new crown epidemic is showing a rebound trend, and many countries are facing a second epidemic crisis.

The number of newly confirmed cases in Japan in August hit a new single-month high; South Korea has more than 20,000 confirmed cases, and the number of severely ill and more than 100 patients has exceeded 100 for the first time; 57 provinces in France have been listed as medium-high-risk areas...

  However, people in some countries have ignored the epidemic prevention restrictions.

Although British epidemic prevention regulations prohibit gatherings of more than 30 people outdoors, on the afternoon of the 1st local time, thousands of protesters from all over the British Parliament Square still gathered to announce that they would conduct protests for ten consecutive days.

This has caused people to worry about another outbreak of the epidemic.

  Similar illegal activities are not only easy to cause the spread of the new crown virus, but also have other serious security risks.

An illegal rave party in Oslo, the capital of Norway, involving about 200 people, caused at least 27 people to be hospitalized for carbon monoxide poisoning.

  Faced with the threat of the epidemic, many countries have re-introduced or strengthened epidemic prevention measures.

Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland, and two large cities in the Castile-Leon region of Spain, will restart the previous strict anti-epidemic measures; in the United States, Oregon will extend the COVID-19 emergency until 2020 November 3.

On September 1, in a chain coffee shop in Jongno District, Seoul, South Korea, staff scanned the codes for entry and exit.

Since August, the number of confirmed cases in South Korea has increased sharply, and the South Korean government has upgraded epidemic prevention and control in the capital area. Chain cafes currently prohibit dine-in meals and only allow take-out and take-out services.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Zeng Nai

  COVID-19 reduces global tourism revenue by 73% in 2020

  South Korea issues a budget to boost the economy after the epidemic

  According to a report released by the International Monetary Fund in August, due to the impact of the epidemic, global tourism revenue is expected to fall by 73% year-on-year in 2020; in some countries where tourism revenue accounts for a large proportion of the economy, the tourism revenue loss this year may More than 2% of the country’s GDP.

At present, some countries are developing domestic tourism to ease the impact.

  On the other hand, the South Korean government launched the 2021 budget on the 1st, with a budget of 555.8 trillion won, an increase of 8.5% over the current year.

Among them, the budget will focus on advancing the economic development plan known as the Korean version of the "New Deal" to promote the transformation and upgrading of South Korea's economy after the epidemic.

This move is aimed at boosting South Korea's economy after the epidemic through substantial fiscal expansion.

  Philippine President Duterte also recently urged Congress to pass the 2021 national budget of 4.506 trillion pesos.

He said that Filipinos will return to normal life, and "brighter days" will come after the "dark moment" of the new crown epidemic.

  The autumn economic forecast released by the German Federal Government on the 1st showed that the German economy is entering a recovery track.

Among them, after the gross domestic product (GDP) is expected to decline by 5.8% this year, it is expected to usher in a 4.4% growth next year.

German Federal Minister of Economic Affairs Altmeier stated that the country's economy is expected to return to its pre-new crown epidemic level in early 2022.