U.S. new crown vaccine may be difficult to come out before the election

- Sep 11, 2020-

According to Worldometer's real-time statistics, as of about 6:30 on September 10, Beijing time, a total of 6,546,726 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States and a total of 195,148 deaths. Compared with the data at 6:30 the previous day, there were 32,495 new confirmed cases and 1,118 new deaths in the United States.

Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said on the 8th that the new crown virus vaccine is unlikely to be ready before the US presidential election. According to media reports, the international pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca announced on the same day that the company had suspended its trial of the new coronavirus vaccine due to an unexplained disease of one of the volunteers participating in the vaccine trial. The AstraZeneca vaccine is one of the three new coronavirus vaccines currently undergoing Phase III trials in the United States.

Brazil


  According to the latest data released by the Brazilian Ministry of Health on the evening of September 9, local time, 35,816 new cases of new coronary pneumonia were newly diagnosed in the country in a single day, with a total of 4,198,889 confirmed cases; 1075 new deaths and 1,285,39 deaths.


   The government of the Federal District of Brasilia announced on the 8th that the head of the district, Ibaneis Rocha, tested positive for the new crown virus and was diagnosed with new crown pneumonia. Rocha is the 13th confirmed state (district) chief in Brazil. Previously, 12 governors, including the governors of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, had been diagnosed with new coronary pneumonia.


   In addition, the Brazilian Army announced on the 8th that the head of the Brazilian Army’s Intelligence Center, 53-year-old General Carlos Ferreira, died in Brasilia on the day of new coronary pneumonia 10 days after being admitted to the hospital for treatment.


  Europe: Britain re-tighten its epidemic control policy, Macron test results are negative


   As of about 6:30 on September 10, Beijing time, real-time statistics on the Worldometer website show that 48 European countries and regions have reported 3,907,798 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia and 211,148 deaths. The data shows that the three countries with the largest cumulative number of confirmed cases in Europe are Russia, Spain and the United Kingdom.


   On the 9th local time, the British government announced that starting from September 14th, social gatherings shall not exceed 6 people except schools, workplaces, safe weddings, funerals and organized team sports. Violators can be fined 100 pounds. As the peak of the second wave of the epidemic is imminent, Health Secretary Hancock hopes that the British epidemic will be reversed before Christmas in the West in December. Members of the British Government’s Scientific Advisory Panel said that the next four to six weeks will determine the extent of the British fall and winter epidemic.


   According to the news released by the Russian Satellite News Agency on the 9th, the flights to Cairo, the capital of Egypt, operated by Aeroflot have resumed from that day, and three flights a week are planned. In addition, EgyptAir plans to resume the Cairo-Moscow route from September 17.


   As the epidemic is still severe, Italian Minister of Education Azzolina said at the hearing of the Senate Education Committee on the 8th that school resumption is not absolutely safe, and the Italian government has and is working on the safe resumption of schools.


   The French Prime Minister's Office announced on the 8th that Prime Minister Castel tested negative for the new crown virus that day. He was tested because on the 5th of this month, he was inspected in the same car with the director of the Tour de France, who tested positive for the new crown virus. French President Macron responded on the same day, saying that all contacts of confirmed patients will be tested in accordance with regulations. Macron himself has just returned from a trip to Lebanon and Iraq, and has been tested for the new coronavirus, and the result is negative