Global anti-epidemic 24 hours丨WHO launches global COVID-19 vaccination strategy, Argentina authorizes full restoration of offline teaching in universities


Original Title: Global Anti-epidemic 24 Hours丨WHO Launches Global New Coronary Vaccination Strategy Argentina Authorizes to Fully Restore University Offline Teaching Source: CCTV News Client

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WHO: The global cumulative number of confirmed cases of new crown exceeds 23613 million

The latest data from the WHO website shows that as of 18:57 on the 7th Central European Time (0:57 on the 8th Beijing time), the number of confirmed cases worldwide increased by 448,770 compared with the previous day, reaching 236,132,082; the number of deaths increased by 7,764. There were 4,822,472 cases.

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WHO launches global COVID-19 vaccination strategy

On the 7th local time, WHO Director-General Tan Desai announced the launch of the global new crown vaccination strategy, hoping to vaccinate 40% of the world’s population before the end of the year, and 70% of the world’s population in the middle of next year. This strategy requires at least 11 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Now the world produces an average of nearly 1.5 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine every month. If vaccines can be distributed fairly, there will be enough vaccines to realize this strategy. According to WHO statistics, as of the end of September this year, more than 6 billion doses of the new crown vaccine have been vaccinated globally.

WHO launches global COVID-19 vaccination strategy

On the 7th local time, WHO Director-General Tan Desai announced the launch of the global new crown vaccination strategy, hoping to vaccinate 40% of the world’s population before the end of the year, and 70% of the world’s population in the middle of next year. This strategy requires at least 11 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine. Now the world produces an average of nearly 1.5 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccine every month. If vaccines can be distributed fairly, there will be enough vaccines to realize this strategy. According to WHO statistics, as of the end of September this year, more than 6 billion doses of the new crown vaccine have been vaccinated globally.

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The White House wants to spend $1 billion to invest in home rapid detection tools for COVID-19

According to the US “Capitol Hill” news, on October 6, local time, the White House announced plans to invest $1 billion to accelerate the production of test tools for rapid detection of the new crown virus at home. This move allows the United States to double the detection capacity of such new coronavirus detection methods by December.

The announcement was made after the Food and Drug Administration decided on the 4th to authorize ACON Laboratories’ rapid detection tool for the new coronavirus. The company plans to produce more than 100 million inspection tools per month by the end of the year and 200 million per month by February next year.

The White House wants to spend $1 billion to invest in home rapid detection tools for COVID-19

According to the US “Capitol Hill” news, on October 6, local time, the White House announced plans to invest $1 billion to accelerate the production of test tools for rapid detection of the new crown virus at home. This move allows the United States to double the detection capacity of such new coronavirus detection methods by December.

The announcement was made after the Food and Drug Administration decided on the 4th to authorize ACON Laboratories’ rapid detection tool for the new coronavirus. The company plans to produce more than 100 million inspection tools per month by the end of the year and 200 million per month by February next year.

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Pan American Health Organization: The new crown vaccination rate in many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean is less than 10%

The Pan American Health Organization announced on October 6 that there is an imbalance in the COVID-19 vaccination process in Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently, only 37% of the population in the region has completed the vaccination plan. Seven countries and regions have completed the vaccination of more than 70% of the population, but there are still many countries where less than 20% of the population has been vaccinated. Among them, Jamaica, Nicaragua and Haiti have less than 10% of the population.

The Pan American Health Organization also stated that from September data, the infection rate of the new crown virus in Latin America and the Caribbean has declined, but the epidemic prevention and control trend in many countries is “still worrying”, and the infection rate in Cuba, Barbados and other countries Still at a high level, the occupancy rate of beds in the intensive care unit in Costa Rica and Belize has increased, and the number of newly confirmed cases in many places in Chile is on the rise.

Pan American Health Organization: The new crown vaccination rate in many countries in Latin America and the Caribbean is less than 10%

The Pan American Health Organization announced on October 6 that there is an imbalance in the COVID-19 vaccination process in Latin America and the Caribbean. Currently, only 37% of the population in the region has completed the vaccination plan. Seven countries and regions have completed the vaccination of more than 70% of the population, but there are still many countries where less than 20% of the population has been vaccinated. Among them, Jamaica, Nicaragua and Haiti have less than 10% of the population.

The Pan American Health Organization also stated that from September data, the infection rate of the new crown virus in Latin America and the Caribbean has declined, but the epidemic prevention and control trend in many countries is “still worrying”, and the infection rate in Cuba, Barbados and other countries Still at a high level, the occupancy rate of beds in the intensive care unit in Costa Rica and Belize has increased, and the number of newly confirmed cases in many places in Chile is on the rise.

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The Argentine government cancels the authorization of university teaching social distancing restrictions to fully resume offline teaching

On the 7th local time, the Argentine government issued a resolution to cancel the 1.5-meter social distancing requirement in university classrooms at the national level and fully authorize the restoration of offline teaching at the university. However, the university still needs to communicate with the local provincial health department .

The resolution pointed out that the effective resumption of offline academic activities of universities will be determined by the provincial health departments at their discretion, and they can decide to suspend or resume offline teaching activities according to the development of the epidemic.

The Argentine government cancels the authorization of university teaching social distancing restrictions to fully resume offline teaching

On the 7th local time, the Argentine government issued a resolution to cancel the 1.5-meter social distancing requirement in university classrooms at the national level and fully authorize the restoration of offline teaching at the university. However, the university still needs to communicate with the local provincial health department .

The resolution pointed out that the effective resumption of offline academic activities of universities will be determined by the provincial health departments at their discretion, and they can decide to suspend or resume offline teaching activities according to the development of the epidemic.

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Italy relaxes restrictions on the number of visitors to cultural and sports venues

On the 7th local time, the Italian cabinet passed a decree, deciding to increase the upper limit of the number of people in culture, sports venues, and dance clubs and nightclubs starting from October 11.

The decree stipulates that in the “white” and “yellow” areas with low epidemic risk, the upper limit of indoor attendance at dance halls and nightclubs that have been prohibited from business before will be adjusted to 50%, the upper limit of outdoor attendance is adjusted to 75%; the upper limit of indoor attendance in stadiums Adjusted to 60%, the maximum number of outdoor people is adjusted to 75%; in cultural places such as museums, theaters, and concert halls, the admission restrictions are cancelled and restored to the maximum capacity. There is no need to maintain 1 meter social distance in the museum. However, localities can adjust the admission restrictions according to the epidemic trend and specific activities and in accordance with the principles of epidemic prevention and control.

Italy relaxes restrictions on the number of visitors to cultural and sports venues

On the 7th local time, the Italian cabinet passed a decree, deciding to increase the upper limit of the number of people in culture, sports venues, and dance clubs and nightclubs starting from October 11.

The decree stipulates that in the “white” and “yellow” areas with low epidemic risk, the upper limit of indoor attendance at dance halls and nightclubs that have been prohibited from business before will be adjusted to 50%, the upper limit of outdoor attendance is adjusted to 75%; the upper limit of indoor attendance in stadiums Adjusted to 60%, the maximum number of outdoor people is adjusted to 75%; in cultural places such as museums, theaters, and concert halls, the admission restrictions are cancelled and restored to the maximum capacity. There is no need to maintain 1 meter social distance in the museum. However, localities can adjust the admission restrictions according to the epidemic trend and specific activities and in accordance with the principles of epidemic prevention and control.

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France charges fees for nucleic acid testing for people who do not have medical prescriptions and have not been vaccinated

According to news from French media on the 7th, starting from October 15th, adults who have not been vaccinated in France without a medical prescription will be required to pay 44 euros (approximately RMB 330) for the nucleic acid test and antigen test of the new coronavirus. And 22 euros (about 165 yuan). For people who have been vaccinated, these two tests will still be free. This is considered a measure that the French government intends to speed up vaccination.

France charges fees for nucleic acid testing for people who do not have medical prescriptions and have not been vaccinated

According to news from French media on the 7th, starting from October 15th, adults who have not been vaccinated in France without a medical prescription will be required to pay 44 euros (approximately RMB 330) for the nucleic acid test and antigen test of the new coronavirus. And 22 euros (about 165 yuan). For people who have been vaccinated, these two tests will still be free. This is considered a measure that the French government intends to speed up vaccination.

Producer丨Lu Yi

Producer丨Bi Lei

Editor丨Boyu Sui


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