China News Service, February 7th. According to real-time statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 8:22 on February 7, Beijing time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally has exceeded 105 million, with more than 230 deaths. Million cases.

  In the United States, where the epidemic is most severe, the agency predicts that as of June 1st, the country's cumulative deaths will exceed 630,000, which means that in the next four months, there will be 170,000 deaths from the epidemic; To ease the epidemic, the United States is actively promoting vaccination, but the problem of uneven distribution among races has become increasingly prominent.

Data map: The United States under the epidemic.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Liu Guanguan

U.S. agency predicts: deaths will reach 631,000 on June 1

  At present, the epidemic situation in the United States continues to deteriorate. The country has confirmed more than 26 million cases and more than 461,000 deaths.

  The forecast results of the epidemic model recently released by the Institute of Health Statistics and Evaluation of the University of Washington show that as of June 1, the number of deaths in the United States may reach 631,000. This also means that in the next three months, the United States is expected to About 170,000 people will die due to the new crown.

  There are far-sighted things, but more near-term concerns.

  The United States will usher in the National Football League’s annual championship game on February 7, local time, which is commonly known as "Super Bowl Sunday."

In response, the top health officials in the United States reminded the public to be wary of the Super Bowl becoming a super spread event and urged people to watch the game online with friends.

  Rochelle Valensky, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said, "We need to be cautious and cautious."

  According to reports, the game will be held in Tampa, Florida, and about 22,000 fans will be there to watch the game.

At present, local fans have been required to wear masks when they are unable to maintain social distance indoors. Violators will be fined.

On February 5, local time, citizens walked through the gates of New York Yankee Stadium.

On the same day, New York Yankee Stadium was opened as a mass vaccination site for the new crown vaccine.

It is reported that the Yankee Stadium vaccination site is only open to residents of the Bronx, New York, and plans to inoculate 15,000 people every week.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Liao Pan

The new crown vaccination rate for black Americans is significantly lower than that for whites

  In order to alleviate the current severe epidemic situation as much as possible, the United States is promoting vaccination.

  On the 5th local time, Slavitt, a senior adviser to the White House Anti-epidemic Task Force, announced that the Department of Defense will send 1,000 soldiers to the state vaccination centers to assist people in vaccinating the new crown.

Slavitt said that military support will play a key role in helping to get thousands of doses of vaccines every day.

  At the same time, many places across the United States are opening large-scale vaccination sites for the new crown vaccine, including a casino in Missouri and Yankee Stadium in New York.

In California, Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara County will also open next week, when about 15,000 people can be vaccinated every day.

  In addition, Major League Football Commissioner Roger Goodell stated that the league can make all its 32 stadiums available to the public as vaccinations.

  Up to now, the United States has received about 39 million doses of vaccine, of which 8.31 million have completed two doses of vaccination.

However, during the vaccination process, the problem of uneven distribution among races has become increasingly apparent.

  According to data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the death rate of blacks, Hispanics, and Indians in the United States is almost three times that of whites. At the same time, the hospitalization rate of blacks is also three times that of whites.

  Ethnic inequality is also reflected in the vaccination process.

According to the ABC report, at present, the new crown vaccination rate for black Americans is far lower than that for whites. The black group, which accounts for 13.4% of the total U.S. population, is only allocated to 5.4% of the vaccinated population, while 60% of the population is Hispanic whites are allocated 60.4%.

  In Pennsylvania, blacks account for 12% of the total population and whites account for 81.6%. However, so far, only 1.8% of vaccinated persons are blacks; in Mississippi, blacks, accounting for 38% of the total population, account for only vaccinated persons In Tennessee, the figures are 17% and 5.8%.

Data map: Tan Desai, Director-General of the World Health Organization.

WHO calls for sharing new crown vaccine and expanding production scale

  Not only in the United States, there is also a problem of uneven distribution of vaccines globally.

  WHO Director-General Tan Desai said on the 5th local time that the uneven distribution of vaccines will have a serious impact.

Although the number of global vaccinations currently exceeds the number of infected people, more than three-quarters of vaccinations have occurred in 10 countries that account for nearly 60% of global production, and nearly 130 countries with 2.5 billion people have not even received one. The new crown vaccine.

  Tan Desai called on countries to share the new crown vaccine after completing vaccination of key populations.

At the same time, he also believes that manufacturers of new crown vaccines should significantly expand their production scale and encourage manufacturers to share their data and technology to produce vaccines in Africa, Asia, and Latin America to ensure fair access to vaccines worldwide.