The coronavirus vaccination has helped save more than 100,000 lives in the United States. These figures were given by the President of the country. Now the authorities plan to vaccinate all those who are evacuated from Afghanistan.
In London, vaccine passport protesters storm the office of ITN. About a hundred people broke through the police cordon and broke into the building. Activists believe that the press deliberately silences cases of complications after vaccination. They demand that the side effects of the vaccine be reported and that children not be vaccinated.
The next target of the protesters is the Google headquarters. Police are struggling to contain protesters who want to get even with the tech giant. For the wrong, from their point of view, position in a pandemic situation.
And in Berlin, paramedics held a meeting. Employees of two state clinics - Vivantes and Charite - have gone on strike to demand better working conditions. The authorities tried to ban doctors from going on strike, because absenteeism endangers the provision of emergency care to patients. It will be reported that this week the famous Charite canceled two thousand operations and other medical procedures.
In a few days, the fourth wave of the pandemic will peak in France. This was stated by the head of the Ministry of Health of the republic. Olivier Veran called for increased vigilance as the new school year approaches.
"The fourth wave began in July. We now have 20 thousand new infections every day. This has been happening throughout the country for several weeks in a row. And the countries that surround us are also in the situation of the fourth wave," Veran said.
The poor still do not have enough vaccines to vaccinate their populations. This is reiterated by the World Health Organization. The head of WHO, at a meeting with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Hungary, called for solidarity with states experiencing difficulties.
“No one is safe until everyone is safe. Good vaccination coverage in some countries cannot really end the pandemic. We must do this globally, in every country,” says WHO Director-General Tedros Adanom Ghebreyesus.
Taiwan has launched its own coronavirus vaccine called MVC. The first dose of the new drug was received by the head of the administration of the island Tsai Ing-wen. She reported that after the injection she feels good and is ready to work all day.
The Prime Minister of New Zealand has announced an extension of the tough isolation regime. The country's parliament has suspended work. Residents must stay at home; they can go out only if necessary and for certain categories of workers. Masks are required on the street.
“The safest solution for all of us right now is to go on the same course for a longer time. The Cabinet has ruled that all of New Zealand will remain at Level 4 hazard until Friday night, August 27. The situation in Auckland is more difficult. Therefore, the cabinet of ministers decided to leave the maximum level of danger there until the evening of Tuesday, August 31st, "said Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.
President Biden has called on private companies to scale up the pace and scope of the vaccine campaign for their employees - amid the spread of the delta strain and the final approval of Pfizer by the national regulator.
“I have introduced vaccination requirements to reach millions of Americans. Today I urge more countries, that is, companies, private companies, to make increased commitments to reach millions more people.If you are a business leader or the head of a non-profit organization who was waiting for the full approval of a vaccine, the moment has come, "said the American leader.
Research is ongoing to bring the end of the pandemic closer. Scientists from the University of Washington School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified the SARS2-38 antibody, which binds to an unchanged part of the coronavirus spike protein, and therefore is effective against "alpha", "beta", "gamma", "delta", "kappa", " iota ", as well as rare strains. According to scientists, there is a risk of new mutations emerging, so effective neutralizing antibodies will be useful to all of humanity.