(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) The U.S. Considers New Coronary Intensive Injection, Philippines' First Confirmed Case of Lambda

  China News Agency, Beijing, August 16th. Comprehensive news: According to the latest statistics from Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 8:21 on the 16th, Beijing time, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of new crown worldwide reached 207,133,215, and the cumulative number of deaths was 4,361,361. example.

  Americas: The United States considers providing new crown enhancement needles

  Francis Collins, president of the National Institutes of Health, said on the 15th that the United States is considering whether it may decide in the next few weeks whether to provide a booster shot of the new crown vaccine to the public this fall.

The first group of people covered may include medical staff, nursing home staff and the elderly.

  According to a report on the US "Business Insider" website on the 15th, statistics from the US Department of Health and Human Services show that as of the 14th local time, 1902 children in the United States were hospitalized with the new crown virus, a record high.

  The Associated Press reported on the 15th that as the delta mutant strain swept across the country in unvaccinated areas, the number of hospitalizations for the new crown in the United States has surged, and the death toll has soared again, and many of these deaths are younger than those in the early stages of the epidemic.

  According to reports, the United States currently has an average of 650 new crown deaths per day, an increase of more than 80% from two weeks ago.

On the 14th local time, this data exceeded 600 cases for the first time in nearly three months.

  According to the latest data from Johns Hopkins University, a total of 36,666,349 confirmed cases in the United States, including 621,605 deaths.

  According to a Canadian television report on the 15th, as of the afternoon of the same day, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in Canada reached 1,451,211, and the cumulative number of deaths was 26,700.

  Europe: Germany's travel restrictions on the United States and Israel take effect

  The latest data released by the British Ministry of Health and Social Security on the 15th showed that in the past 24 hours, there were 26,750 newly confirmed cases in the UK, and a total of 6,267,437 confirmed cases; 61 new deaths and a total of 130,953 deaths.

  The German Federal Government previously announced that, taking into account the rise in the number of confirmed cases of the new crown in the United States, Turkey and Israel, the three countries have been listed as high-risk areas for the new crown.

Among them, the relevant travel restrictions on the United States and Israel will take effect on the 15th of this month, and the restrictions on Turkey will take effect on the 17th.

  Beginning on the 15th, entering Germany from the United States and Israel needs to complete the vaccination or show the "important reason" certificate, otherwise it will need to self-isolate for 10 days.

The quarantine period can be shortened to 5 days by showing a negative certificate of the new crown test.

  On the 15th local time, a hospital in Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece, announced that a patient who had no underlying disease and had completed the new crown vaccination had died of infection with the new crown virus.

Capavilos, the director of the intensive care unit of this hospital, said that this is the first time in Greece that a patient who has completed the new crown vaccination has died of new crown virus infection.

  Asia: Philippines first confirmed case of lambda strain

  The Philippine Ministry of Health issued a statement on the 15th that the country has found the first confirmed case of infection with the lambda strain of the new crown mutant virus.

The patient is a 35-year-old woman who is asymptomatic and has recovered after 10 days of isolation.

Medical and health personnel are embarking on case tracing and epidemiological investigations.

  The Lambda strain is one of the new coronavirus variants listed by the World Health Organization that "needs attention".

Some researchers believe that this strain may have higher infectivity and stronger ability to resist neutralizing antibodies.

  According to data from the Philippine Ministry of Health, there were 14,749 new confirmed cases in the country that day, the second highest number of new cases in a single day since the outbreak, with a total of more than 1.74 million confirmed cases and a total of 30,340 deaths.

  Indonesian officials announced on the afternoon of the 15th that there were 20,813 new confirmed cases in the country in the past 24 hours, with a total of 3.85 million confirmed cases; 1222 new deaths and a total of 117588 deaths.

  This is the country with more than 1,000 new deaths in a single day for a consecutive month.

From the first 1,000 new deaths in a single day on July 16 to the present, there were 47,396 new crown deaths in Indonesia within one month.

 Oceania and Africa: Fiji implements mandatory vaccination measures

  According to Agence France-Presse, Fiji began to implement the mandatory vaccination measures of “no job if you don’t get a vaccine” on the 15th.

With immediate effect, civil servants who have not been vaccinated against the new crown vaccine will begin compulsory leave. If they are not vaccinated before November, they will face layoffs.

In addition, the bosses and employees of private companies may be fined if they refuse to get the vaccine, and the company may face the penalty of suspension of business.

  According to reports, Fiji broke out in April this year caused by the more contagious delta mutant strain. So far, more than 40,000 cases have been confirmed, and the medical system is on the verge of collapse.

The Fiji government stated that mandatory vaccination is necessary to increase the immunization rate and end the epidemic.

  According to data released by the African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the 15th, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in the region exceeded 7.25 million, reaching 7,257,094, the cumulative number of deaths reached 182,929, and the cumulative number of recovered cases was 6327912.

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