A nurse received the Covid-19 vaccine in Florida last December.  Photo: AP.

More than 108 million cases of nCoV worldwide, the US has ordered an additional 200 million doses of vaccine


Global nCoV cases of more than 108 million, nearly 2.4 million deaths, the US plans to vaccinate 300 million people by the end of July with 200 million additional doses of vaccine purchased.

The world currently records 108,256,970 cases and 2,376,559 deaths, while 80,287,452 people have recovered.

America, the world’s largest epidemic zone, has recorded an additional 93,199 cases and 2,657 deaths, bringing the total number of infected people to 27,990,787 and 486,511 deaths.

President Joe Biden said on February 11 that the United States had signed an agreement to order an additional 200 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine and was on track to provide enough vaccines to 300 million Americans by the end of July 2021, thereby vaccinating to work for the majority of the population.

“For three weeks, working around the clock, with so many people behind and in front of me, we’ve bought enough vaccines to vaccinate all Americans, and now we’ll work hard to inject it. for millions of people, “President Biden said at the National Institutes of Health.

“Just this afternoon, we signed the final contract to buy 100 million doses from Moderna and 100 million doses from Pfizer,” he added.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on average, 1.49 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine were injected each day last week, up from an average of 900,000 when President Joe Biden took over. January 20.

A nurse received the Covid-19 vaccine in Florida last December. Image: AP.

India, the second largest epidemic region in the world, reported an additional 9,353 cases and 85 deaths, bringing the total number of people infected and dead from Covid-19 to 10,880,413 and 155,484, respectively.

The Indian government urged states on Feb. 6 to accelerate the Covid-19 vaccination program after results from an assessment showed the country had a “substantial” opportunity to accelerate the program.

India vaccinated about 3 million health workers in the first two weeks of its vaccination campaign, but needs to speed up to reach that target over the summer. The government requires states to schedule all health workers to be vaccinated by February 20 and all frontline staff by March 6.

Brazil, the third largest epidemic region in the world, an additional 1,452 deaths were recorded from Covid-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 236,397. The number of people infected with CoV increased by 53,993 cases in the past 24 hours to 9,716,298.

Brazil on February 6 received the first shipment of 88 liters of active ingredient to produce AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine, allowing Fiocruz biomedical center to ship 2.8 million doses of vaccine. The center is expected to receive more shipments this month to generate a total of about 15 million doses of the vaccine.

Currently, only injections developed by AstraZeneca and the Chinese company Sinovac are approved for emergency use in Brazil. Brazilian health regulator Anvisa on 6/2 said Pfizer has applied for approval of vaccine Covid-19 in the country.

Brother recorded an additional 678 deaths, bringing the total number of deaths due to the pandemic to 115,484, while the number of infected cases increased by 13,494 compared to the previous day, to 3,998,655.

UK Vaccine Implementation Minister Nadhim Zahawi said on February 7 that the country could increase its Covid-19 vaccine vaccination in the fall and then roll out annual vaccinations to deal with the nCoV strain variables.

He aims to give the first injection to all people over 70 years old, the vulnerable, and the frontline medical staff by mid-February. The rate of vaccination is at 400,000 shots per day, making the UK second only to Israel and the UAE in the number of doses per 100 people.

France, the sixth largest epidemic region in the world, recorded an additional 21,063 cases and 360 deaths, bringing cases and deaths to 3,406,685 and 80,803 respectively.

Lawmakers of this country on February 9 passed a law extending the national health emergency to June 1 when the number of Covid-19 deaths exceeded 80,000. The law allows the government to enact many restrictions, including a blockade, to prevent the spread of the virus. The current emergency will expire on February 16.

Iran, the most serious epidemic region in the Middle East, recorded an additional 7,474 cases and 65 deaths, bringing the total number of infections and deaths to 1,496,455 and 58,751 respectively. The numbers have been trending downwards in recent weeks. Iran has approved Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine for domestic use, and is working to buy the vaccine from AstraZeneca and other companies.

In Southeast Asia, Indonesia is the region’s largest epidemic region with 1,191,990 cases, an increase of 8,435, of which 32,381 people died, an increase of 214. Experts say the actual number of infections in Indonesia could be 3 times higher.

Indonesia has launched a program for testing nCoV through the breath at train stations in the context of the country’s increasingly complicated epidemic. The test taker will be asked to blow into the bag and receive the results as soon as two minutes.

Philippines, the second largest epidemic region in Southeast Asia, reported 543,282 cases and 11,469 deaths, up 1,734 and 68 cases, respectively. The situation is even more worrisome when batches of Covid-19 vaccine are expected to arrive until the second half of the year.

Due to the emergence of the more contagious nCoV strain from the UK in the country, President Rodrigo Duterte last month decided to re-impose a ban on children aged 10-14 from leaving home, despite fears that this will cause the background the economy is getting deeper and deeper into crisis.

Vu Hoang (According to the Reuters, AFP, CNN)

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