US News Covid-19: China passes the billion bar of the administered vaccines
Where is vaccination in Africa?
© Lucy Nicholson / Reuters 14 African countries have already used between 80% and all the doses of vaccine received through the COVAX mechanism. WHO expressed concern in a statement last night. While new infections increase " one week on the other ", nearly 90% of African countries will not reach the global goal of vaccinating one-tenth of their population by September. At least 225 million doses of vaccines are necessary urgently so that the majority of countries can respect this deadline.
Although the Chinese did not rush to Vaccine at the launch of the vaccination campaign, China announced Sunday, June 20, have administered more than one billion vaccines against CVIV-19. A vaccine strategy that seems to work, have recorded only 23 new patients on the same day, all from abroad.
The progress of the fight against CVIV-19 varies greatly from one country to another. China has announced Sunday that has administered one billion doses of vaccines, and is almost-free of COVID cases, far from Brazil that has crossed the threshold of the 500,000 dead. With the favor of a healthy beauty, some countries, such as France and Japan, soften on Sunday their anti-Covid measures but in Russia the renewed epidemic caused by the Delta variant forces the authorities to tighten the screw.
g7 summit: Merkel: "significant contribution" for vaccine distribution from Germany
Chancellor Angela Merkel has assured a "significant contribution" from Germany in the distribution of corona vaccines. "Germany is responsible for 350 million doses," Merkel said on Sunday to conclude the G7 summit in the southwest glazing Cornwall. These included 30 million doses that Germany ordered and passed on. © dpa Great Britain, Carbis Bay: Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, meets an official greeting during the G7 summit. "That will probably become even more over time," Merkel said.
China has now administered more than one billion doses of anti-COVID vaccines, Sunday announced the Ministry of Health, without specifying the percentage of the population with complete vaccination. This represents more than a third of the number of doses injected around the world, or 2.5 billion, according to a Count of AFP directed on Friday from official sources.
The Chinese did not start precipitated to be vaccinated because the virus has been almost eradicated from the country for more than a year, thanks to the mandatory quarantines, massive screenings or mobile displacement control applications. The lack of data initially available on Chinese vaccines and past health scandals had fueled mistrust.
Video: Soon an anti-covid vaccine by inhalation? Chinese researchers respond yes (Euronews)
NATO. "No Cold War" with China according to Jens Stoltenberg
© AFP Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO at the rally organized in Brussels Monday, June 14th. NATO Secretary General will present this week to the organization's leaders a new strategy to cope with China that "gets closer to us", from a military and technological point of view.
This week, the weekly average daily death is ironed above the 2,000 for the first time since May 10. The situation is critical in 19 of the 27 Brazilian states, with more than 80% occupancy of intensive care beds, and 90% in eight of them. The Vaccination Campaign in Brazil began late, in mid-January, and only 29% of the population received at least one dose and 11.36% of it is completely vaccinated.
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China puts into service a huge hydroelectric plant, environmental concerns .
© ParenriquelézGarre / Pixabay China puts into service a huge hydroelectric plant, environmental concerns in view China commissioned Monday, June 28th, which will become the second largest hydroelectric power plant in the world. It should help it achieve its climate goals, but its environmental and human impact is not trivial.