World,500,000 deaths from Covid-19 in the United States, report of the High Council for the climate ... the news of this Tuesday morning

11:55  23 february  2021
11:55  23 february  2021 Source:   liberation.fr

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While the number of COVID - 19 cases fell for the fifth straight week and officials scrambled to inoculate the population, the nation was poised to reach 500 , 000 deaths from the highly infectious respiratory disease. The United States faces a dark milestone this week despite a recent decline in COVID - 19 cases as it prepares to mark half a million deaths , with President Joe Biden planning to memorialize the lives lost. The president along with first lady Jill Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and second gentleman Doug Emhoff will observe a moment of silence on Monday and there will be a

Covid - 19 related attacks against Asian Americans surging. This is what's inside Biden's proposed Covid - 19 relief package. This 'critical' component for Covid - 19 vaccines is in short supply. 12-year-old vaccine trial participant shares his experience. Vaccinations ramp up after slow start in Alabama. "The most uncertain driver of the trajectory of the epidemic over the next four months is how individuals will respond to steady declines in daily cases and deaths ," the IHME team wrote. "More rapid increases in mobility or reductions in mask use can easily lead to increasing cases and deaths in many states

  500 000 morts du Covid-19 aux Etats-Unis, rapport du Haut Conseil pour le climat... l’actu de ce mardi matin © Provided by Liberation The news

The United States exceeds the threshold of 500 000 dead from Covid. More than half a million people have died from Covid-19 in the United States since the start of the pandemic, according to figures from Johns Hopkins University. "More Americans have died in this pandemic than in WWI, WWII and the Vietnam War combined," pointed out President Joe Biden in a proclamation, stating that First Lady Jill Biden and would observe a minute of silence for him with Vice-President Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff in the evening.

Confinement on weekends in Nice. The authorities announced Monday an unprecedented confinement for the next weekends in Nice and on the coast of the Alpes-Maritimes to counter the outbreak of Covid-19 in this department. Called for by some elected officials, the partial reconfinement will concern the inhabitants of the coastal municipalities stretching from Théoule-sur-Mer to Menton. The mayor of Dunkirk, Patrice Vergriete, for his part asked for an interview with the Prime Minister for "urgently examining" the situation in his city, where the incidence rate stands at 901 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.

Scientists are divided over whether climate change is fueling extreme cold events

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(CNN) The United States saw the highest Covid - 19 daily death toll in more than six months Tuesday , with at least 1,707 fatalities, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. The coronavirus is now killing at least one American every minute of the day, bringing the country to another horrific "The horrible death count that we saw yesterday in the United States reflects the number of people who were being infected three weeks ago -- two to three weeks ago, because that's the lag," Reiner said Wednesday. "On average, two to three weeks ago, we were seeing 70, 000 to 80, 000 (new) cases per

Kentucky reported a spike in its Covid - 19 positivity rate after several counties saw a surge in cases. " This virus is deadly, it's real and it is harming, killing us," Gov. Andy Beshear said Tuesday during a news conference. "And on a day where we've lost 200, 000 it looks like cases are back on the rise." Covid - 19 is now the third-leading cause of death in the US, according to the most recent available data from the CDC. Still likely months away from an available vaccine, experts and public health officials maintain the best way to hold the virus down is universal mask wearing and social distancing.

Hospitalizations. The number of Covid-19 patients hospitalized in intensive care has exceeded 3,400 people, a level that had not been reached since the beginning of December, according to figures released by Public Health France on Monday evening.

Climate. In an opinion published on Tuesday, the High Council for the Climate estimates that most of the measures of the climate bill which will be examined in the National Assembly in March have a limited potential effect on the level of greenhouse gas emissions. Greenhouse. "A high proportion (of the measures of the bill) sees its scope reduced by a limited scope of application, or even one-off, extended implementation times or many conditions associated with their application", considers this independent assessment body. Our article.

The Weekly Planet: The Great Climate Bill of 2021 Is Being Shaped Now

  The Weekly Planet: The Great Climate Bill of 2021 Is Being Shaped Now The game before the game has started.President Joe Biden’s legislative climate agenda has kind of fallen out of the news. Lawmakers are focused on what the Biden administration calls the “economic-rescue bill,” the one with the $1,400 checks. The climate content will come in the second, “economic-recovery” package.

The average age of people who test positive for COVID - 19 has dropped dramatically as more and more “ In the current climate of COVID - 19 , there is no feasible way for the Fair to put proper Total recoveries: 6,467,428. On Tuesday , the United States shattered its daily record high new cases by

Fifty-five people in the United States have died after receiving a COVID - 19 vaccine, according to reports submitted to a federal system. Deaths have occurred among people receiving both the Moderna and the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines, according to Pfizer told news outlets in a statement that no evidence currently shows a link between the death and its vaccine. "Pfizer and BioNTech are aware of the death of a health care professional 16 days after receiving a first dose of BNT162b2," Pfizer said in a statement. "It is a highly unusual clinical case of severe thrombocytopenia, a condition

Trump Donald Trump will have to hand over his accounting records to a New York prosecutor : the Supreme Court has rejected a new attempt by the former US president to escape it, relaunching a criminal investigation that could one day lead to his indictment. Asked by the lawyers of the former New York magnate, the Supreme Court, without comment or dissent, refused to overturn the decision of a federal judge who had ordered the accounting firm Mazars to submit eight years of tax returns and banking to Manhattan prosecutor Cyrus Vance, who has been asking for them for months.

Planet Mars. NASA unveiled video of the Mars landing of its rover Perseverance, recorded four days ago, on Monday evening. The ship was loaded with cameras to give the world a full view of the event. We hear the sound of a gust of Martian wind, the first audio recorded on the red planet by a microphone. Our article .

The One Number That Will Signal the Pandemic’s End

  The One Number That Will Signal the Pandemic’s End Experts propose a “flu test”: When COVID-19 is no more deadly than a normal season of influenza, the emergency has passed.In the middle of January, the deadliest month of the pandemic, one day after inauguration, the Biden administration put out a comprehensive national strategy for “beating COVID-19.” The 200-page document includes many useful goals, such as “Restore trust with the American people” and “Mount a safe, effective, and comprehensive vaccination campaign.” But nowhere does it give a quantitative threshold for when it will be time to say, “Okay, done—we’ve beaten the pandemic.

States see 'a health crisis of epic proportions'. Meantime, hospitals are being flooded with coronavirus patients, with a record 132,476 patients in US hospitals on Wednesday, and 132,370, the second highest number, on Thursday, according to the Covid Tracking Project. At the epicenter of the virus is There were 459 new coronavirus deaths Wednesday and a record high of 22,820 patients being treated in hospitals for the virus, California's Department of Public Health reported . More than 8, 000 of those are hospitalized in Los Angeles County, where the emergency medical system is under a huge

The updated forecasts come as new Covid - 19 hospitalizations and deaths are accelerating at alarming rates, and health experts worry they will get worse before the upcoming holidays. There were 67,096 current hospitalizations reported on Thursday across the entire United States , according to the The tally would reflect a new high since May, though it may be skewed by an outsized number from Georgia that could include backlogged deaths . More than 110, 000 additional people in the US are projected to die from Covid - 19 in just the next two months, according to the University of Washington's Institute

Assassination. Italian Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo Luca Attanasio was killed on Monday in the eastern part of the country in an ambush attributed to Rwandan Hutu rebels. The murder of this diplomat, who accompanied a mission of the World Food Program, is a reminder of the chronic insecurity that afflicts the Kivu region .

To be continued today

Storm Alex. This Tuesday, in Breil-sur-Roya (Alpes-Maritimes), where the river overflowed in October and destroyed a lot of infrastructure, a bridge must finally be installed to cross the river, much to the relief of residents. Our report on site .

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Algeria. After a year's break, the irresistible march of the Algerians . A compact and spontaneous crowd surged yesterday in Algiers, despite the squaring of the capital by the police.


Barbouzes investigation. Bogus files, false papers, attempted murder ... According to information from Liberation , investigators have listed half a dozen new cases involving members of the secret service, police and other individuals frolicking in the security professions . Among them, a lobbying operation in which Julien Dray appears.

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Covid-19: more than 800,000 deaths recorded in Europe .
© Provided by Le Point Covid-19, pandemic, United Kingdom P more than 800,000 deaths from Covid-19 have been officially recorded in Europe since start of the pandemic in December 2019, according to a count made by Agence France-Presse on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. based on reports provided by the health authorities.

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