Chinanews, October 12th, a comprehensive report, the US government chief infectious disease expert Fauci said that the number of new confirmed cases of the new crown in the United States is still too high, so it is not possible to return to normal life, especially there are still tens of millions who should be vaccinated. The person who is vaccinated has not yet been vaccinated.

  On the 11th, Merck Pharmaceuticals of the United States submitted an application to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its anti-coronavirus oral drug.

Data map: Fauci, an American expert in infectious diseases.

[Fauci: The number of new cases has declined, but it is still too high]

  On the 10th, Fauci said in an interview with US media that the average number of new cases in the United States has dropped from 150,000 last month to 95,000 today, but "this is still very high... I hope to see less than 1 Wanqi, it's better to be far lower than this number."

  As the year-end holiday is approaching, Fauci said that as long as vaccinations are expanded and public health precautions are observed, you can rest assured to play outdoors, including children.

  As for whether the United States will require airline passengers to complete vaccinations before major holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, as in Canada, Fauci declined to comment.

During this period of each year, millions of Americans travel by plane to visit relatives.

  Fauci reminded: "We must be cautious and not declare victory prematurely. We still have about 68 million people who should be vaccinated have not yet done so."

Data map: On September 18, local time, hundreds of thousands of white flags were planted on the National Mall in Washington, DC to mourn the deceased of the new crown.

Photo by China News Agency reporter Chen Mengtong

  [Merck applied to the FDA for approval of its anti-coronavirus oral drug]

  U.S. authorities are reviewing Pfizer’s application for vaccine approval for children aged 5 to 11, and it can be implemented as early as early November.

However, the latest polls by CBS News and YouGov show that more than 60% of unvaccinated parents said they would not let their children in this age group be vaccinated; this rate is the same as the rate at which parents who have been vaccinated receive their children. .

  At the same time, on the 11th, Merck Pharmaceuticals submitted an application to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its anti-coronavirus oral drug.

If this drug is authorized for emergency use, it will become the world's first oral drug to be proven to treat the new crown, which will add a new and easy-to-use tool to the fight against the epidemic.

  At present, the cumulative number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States has exceeded 45 million, with more than 730,000 deaths. The vast majority of hospitalized cases and deaths are among those who have not been vaccinated.