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Canada France re-defined, the UN warning: update on the pandemic in the world

21:30  29 october  2020
21:30  29 october  2020 Source:   lexpress.fr

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The pandemic has officially infected more than 44.5 million people, for more than 1.175 million deaths since the end of December.

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As the second wave hits the Europe with full force, the pandemic continues to spread. Worldwide, the coronavirus epidemic has officially infected more than 44.5 million people, for more than 1.175 million deaths since the end of December, according to a report established Thursday.

The United States has the most deaths (227,701), ahead of Brazil (158,456), India (120,527), Mexico (90,309) and the United Kingdom (45,675). India has officially exceeded eight million cases since the start of the epidemic.

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France is re-fining itself

President Emmanuel Macron announced the re-containment of France from Friday and at least until December 1, while the rate of contamination is skyrocketing in the country.

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Unlike the confinement last spring, schools will remain open and retirement homes will be able to continue to receive visits, thanks to reinforced health protocols. Wearing a mask becomes compulsory from primary school.

The government intends to release an additional 20 billion euros to support the economy during this period.

The Sri Lankan capital too

The 5.5 million inhabitants of Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, and two adjacent districts will be confined from Friday to Sunday.

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The island has been facing an upsurge in infections for three weeks after the discovery in early October of an outbreak in a factory where more than a thousand workers tested positive. The factory was manufacturing surgical masks for the United States until August.

Spain: the regions are closing their territory

One after the other, the Spanish regions are closing their territory to limit the spread of the virus and thus avoid a new general confinement as in France. But this last card could prove to be insufficient.

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Sunday, the leftist government of Pedro Sanchez decreed a new state of health emergency which made it possible to impose a night curfew in almost the entire country and also authorizes the regional authorities, competent in health matters, to to seal off their territory.

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These closures are "the last bulwark before home confinement. If we cannot really curb the increase (in cases), we will have to take stronger measures," said Daniel Lopez Codina, biophysicist at the Polytechnic University from Catalonia who is working on the evolution of the epidemic.

Tunisia under curfew

The Tunisian authorities decree a national night curfew, the closure of schools and the ban on movement between regions.

"Lies and disinformation"

"Lies and disinformation, conspiracy and hatred not only alter the democratic debate but also the fight against the virus", estimated Thursday German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the day after the announcement of the closure of all restaurants, bars, cafes and leisure and sports establishments in November.

These measures were greeted vehemently by members of the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) party.

The Marshall Islands more spared

The Marshall Islands, one of the last countries that were still preserved from the pandemic, have officially recorded their first two cases of coronavirus, two employees of the American garrison of Kwajalein atoll tested positive for the coronavirus after their arrival in this Pacific archipelago from Hawaii.

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The islands and territories of Kiribati, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu are the last likely to be spared by the coronavirus.

Towards more frequent and more deadly pandemics

Unless there is a radical transformation of the economic system, which destroys nature, pandemics like Covid-19 will multiply and cause more deaths, warn UN experts stressing the immense reservoir of unknown viruses in the animal world.

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"Without prevention strategies, pandemics will emerge more often, spread faster, kill more people and have unprecedented devastating impacts on the global economy," warns this report from the group of experts. UN on Biodiversity (IPBES).

According to estimates published in the journal Science in 2018 and repeated in the report, there are 1.7 million unknown viruses in mammals and birds, and 540,000 to 850,000 of them "have the capacity to infect humans".

But the risks of contamination of humans by these viruses of which nothing is known are multiplied by the increasingly close contacts between wild animals, farm animals and humans.

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