Beijing, January 26 (Xinhua) comprehensive report, according to the data of Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of 7:30 on January 26, Beijing time, more than 25.25 million new crown cases have been confirmed in the United States, and more than 420000 people have died due to the new crown.
people wear masks to take photos in Washington, D.C., on December 29, local time.
About one person dies every 30 seconds
January may be the “deadliest” month of the epidemic
The number of confirmed cases and deaths is rising across the United States. Data show that the average number of new confirmed cases and deaths reported in the United States every day in January is higher than that in any other month. So far in January, at least 73259 people in the United States have died of the new crown. That means about one person dies every 30 seconds.
US media pointed out that this will make January the month of COVID-19 &ldquo and the most lethal &rdquo in the United States.
25, local time, Foch, director of the National Institute of allergy and infectious diseases, was reflecting on &ldquo. Why did the United States suffer such a severe blow from COVID-19 by &rdquo? What’s more, it was said that mixed information transmission, fragmentation and federal system, &ldquo, had cost us a lot. ”
Fudge added that there are “significant” differences in the United States, and public health issues such as wearing masks have become political issues. In addition, he said, “we need to build good cooperation between the federal government and the state government, but that’s what we don’t have. ”
In addition, Jeffrey shaman, an epidemiologist at Columbia University in the United States, estimates that more than 100 million people in the United States may have been infected with the new crown, far higher than the official figure of more than 25 million.
The latest model of the University also shows that since the epidemic in the United States has spread uncontrollably for a long time, even if millions of American people are vaccinated, the spread of the epidemic can not be curbed in the short term.
On January 4, 2021, local time, Sandra Lindsay, a nurse, received the second dose of new coronavirus vaccine at Long Island Jewish Hospital in New York, USA.
The mutated virus continues to spread
Biden to sign travel ban
On the other hand, the continuous spread of mutated new coronavirus in the United States has aroused concern.
On the same day, Michigan health officials said that there are at least 17 cases of mutated virus reported in the UK in Michigan. State officials called on Michigan residents to actively conduct new crown testing and vaccination.
In addition, Minnesota officials reported that they found a new variant of the new coronavirus named P.1 in the United States for the first time from a passenger from Brazil, which worried health officials.
According to reports, P.1 is one of the mutated viruses that CDC officials are paying close attention to. Among the large number of cases found in the Brazilian Amazon region, it is the most common variant virus. But there is no evidence that it can lead to more serious diseases.
According to the report, the White House announced on the 25th that President Biden will sign administrative measures to restore travel restrictions on Brazil, Ireland, Britain and other 26 European countries with open borders. White House spokesman also confirmed that South Africa will also be included in the travel restriction list.