AFP, Released Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 03:06
New Activities, New Reports, and Highlights: Updates on the latest developments in the Kovit-19 epidemic worldwide.
– China is rebuilding –
China, which has faced its worst epidemic in two years, had to decide on Friday to control Changchun, the country’s largest city in the northeast.
In this city of nine million people, only one person is now allowed to go out per house, once every two days, according to the town hall, which is preparing to screen the entire population to ensure the goods.
It is the largest prison in China since the Xian (northern) metropolis and its 13 million citizens were announced late last year.
– “Complex situation” in Germany –
Germany is in a “critical” state of health due to an increase in the number of Govt-19 cases, the health minister warned on Friday, still betting on the mandatory vaccine.
– More than 140,000 die in France –
The death toll from the 140,000 deaths linked to Covit-19 in France passed on Friday, two years after the outbreak, according to the public health body France, which has been experiencing a “re-emergence” of pollution for a week.
– More than 18 million people die worldwide, according to a study –
According to a study published in The Lancet magazine, the Govt-19 epidemic will cause more than 18 million deaths worldwide between the beginning of 2020 and the end of 2021, more than three times the official figure.
The official figure is 5.94 million deaths worldwide between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2021, and various works have attempted to better assess the overall outbreak of the epidemic, considering it to be highly underestimated.
– Volneva vaccine: first distribution to Europeans in the spring of 2022 –
Franco-Austrian laboratory Volneva plans to deliver the first dose of its Kovit-19 vaccine to Europe in the second quarter of 2022, the company said.
The vaccine “currently the only passive and adjunctive vaccine against Covit-19 in clinical development in Europe,” Volneva underscores.
– “Serious” food crisis for refugees in Hong Kong –
Nearly three-quarters of refugees and asylum seekers living in Hong Kong face “severe” food problems, according to a survey released Friday by an aid organization.
Fearing control of the city to control an unprecedented epidemic of govt, people emptied the shelves of supermarkets.
– Kenya: No need to wear a mask –
The Kenyan government announced on Friday that it was ending its obligation to wear a mask in public as part of a two-year crackdown on Govt-19 restrictions.
– More than 6 million people died –
Of the more than 451 million confirmed pollutants, the epidemic has officially killed at least 6,026,306 people worldwide since the end of December 2019, according to a report established by AFP at 11:00 GMT on Friday.
The United States (967,061) has the highest number of deaths, compared to Brazil (654,556), India (515,714) and Russia (359,585). But compared to the population, the countries most affected by the epidemic were Peru, with 641 deaths per 100,000 population, Bulgaria (518) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (476).
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that the number of deaths, directly and indirectly linked to Govt-19, may be two to three times higher than officially established.