US News Coronavirus: WHO monitors a sub-variant of Variant Delta
Coronavirus in Brittany: Why the most vaccinated region of France remains on its guard
if the health situation is controlled in the region, some signals, however, worry the health authorities © J. Gicquel / 20 minutes transformed into vaccinodrome, the Robert Poirier athletic stadium in Rennes will close at the end of the month. Epidemics - If the health situation is controlled in the region, some signals, however, worry the health authorities it is well known, Brittany likes to display its singularity. The pandemic of COVID-19 brings the proof once again.
nearly 93% of the cases of this sub-variant came from the United KingdomEPIDEMY - Nearly 93% of the cases of this sub-variant came from the United Kingdom
announced this Wednesday closely monitor the contagiousness of of the , more and more present in the contaminations of COVID-19.
"An increase in the transmission of the AY.4.2 sequence has been observed since July," says WHO in its weekly pandemic. The line has three additional mutations with respect to the original delta variant, including two on the SPIKE protein - the part of the virus that clings to human cells.
against the boom of Covid-19 in Russia, 4 months of confinement in Moscow for unvaccinated seniors!
© Pixabay against the boom of Covid-19 in Russia, 4 months of confinement in Moscow for unvaccinated seniors! While the number of cases goes up on Russia, the government has decided first measures, and it is the non-vaccinated that suffer. COVID-19 cases go backward in Russia. From then on, Moscow orders new sanitary restrictions.
A more contagious variant
of the AY.4.2 sequences have been downloaded from the Gisaid Global Database since 43 countries. 93% came from the, where a gradual increase in the proportion of new cases is recorded: this line was 5.9% of all cases of Variant Delta reported in the United Kingdom during the week beginning on October 3. "Epidemiological and laboratory studies are in progress" to establish whether AY.4.2 is more contagious or weakens the antibodies, according to WHO.
The Pandemic of Covid-19 has made more than 4.96 million deaths since the detection of the virus in China at the end of 2019, according to a balance sheet established from official sources. In total, more than 244 million cases have been identified. Last week, the number of new cases climbed by 4% compared to the previous week, with 2.9 million new contaminations recorded. Europe is the only region of the world to report an increase. The total number of deaths increased by 5%, more than 49,000 dead.
The IMF provides for a modest recovery of growth in Africa in 2021 and 2022
© Paul J. Richards by IMF, growth in Africa suffers low vaccination rate against CVIV-19 The International Monetary Fund (IMF ) provides for a more modest growth in Africa than in the rest of the world, in 2021 and 2022, the low vaccination rate against CVIV-19 on the continent explaining this delay. Growth for sub-Saharan Africa must be 3.7% in 2021 and 3.8% in 2022, "a welcome but relatively modest recovery", the institution in its forecasts published on Thursday.
A first dose for nearly half of the planet
among the new contaminations, the proportion of the under-25s increased since the beginning of July, particularly in Europe and in the west of the Pacific. The reason could be that older people are more vaccinated than young people have more social contacts, or that the virus circulates in schools while face-to-face courses are gradually returning, explains WHO.
The organization has statistics according to the kind of patients, relating to a part only (123 million) of COVID centered cases. Of these cases, 51% were women, but men represent 58% of deaths. The death rate of more than 65 years has also collapsed since September 2020, probably because of vaccination and better clinical care of patients, according to WHO. Today, 47% of the world's population has received at least one VVID-19 vaccine dose, specifies WHO.
not quite virtuous, Mali, Guinea and Ethiopia are no longer considered as Washington .
privileged trading partners in Mali and Guinea, the troop intervention of Addis Ababa resulted in the penalty of the United States share. © Provided by FranceInfo Being a privileged trading partner of the United States does not refuse, especially for a developing country. Under the auspices of President Clinton was created in May 2000 the African Growth Opportunities Act (AGOA). This law allows countries in sub-Saharan Africa to export to the United States without customs duties.