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Europe's new crown cases rise again, experts worry that the global epidemic will worsen again
According to the latest reports from the United States and United Press International News, the global infection rate has increased by 6% in the past week, and the number of infections in many European countries has risen again. 41.1% of cases... This fuels concerns about the possibility of another global outbreak. Among European countries, cases rose in Britain, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland and Italy last week, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
Germany hit a daily record of 300,270 cases on Thursday and 88,159 on Sunday, with an average of 200 deaths a day last week. The Netherlands rose from a recent low of 1,956 cases per million people on February 27 to 3,955 cases per million people on March 12. Some of the countries that have seen an increase in cases have also seen increases in hospitalizations, including Ireland, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands
According to a report by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the Association of Children's Hospitals, nearly 69,000 new cases of COVID-19 were diagnosed in children in the United States in the week ended March 3 alone. Although this is the first time since the beginning of August last year that the increase in confirmed cases in children in a single week has dropped below 100,000, the United States has had more than 12.7 million confirmed cases in children since the outbreak of the epidemic, accounting for about 19% of all confirmed cases. %, and in January it set a record for a weekly increase of 1.15 million cases.The reason for such a high infection rate among children is almost always "man-made". With the opening of schools, although some schools have passed the rule that "teachers and students must wear masks in school", it has been opposed by many parents and even some state governors. As a result, the school has naturally become the hardest hit area. One child is infected, and the whole school is not immune.
According to Worldometer real-time statistics, as of around 8:00 on March 14, 2022, Beijing time, a total of 81,173,448 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia and 993,774 deaths have been confirmed in the United States. Compared with the data at 8:00 the previous day, there were 11,644 new confirmed cases and 554 new deaths in the United States.
Former US President Barack Obama said on the 13th that he tested positive for the new crown virus. Obama posted on social media that day that he recently felt a sore throat, but otherwise felt fine. Both he and his wife, Michelle, have completed the new crown vaccination and received a booster shot. Michelle tested negative for the coronavirus.
While cases in Europe are rising again, the outbreak in Asia has not yet been effectively alleviated. South Korea, with a population of 51.3 million, infected 1,993,625 people in the past week, the most in the world, with a growth rate of 44%. The country recorded 383,651 infections on Saturday, a record for daily infections. By comparison, in 2020, South Korea had a peak of just a few hundred infections per week.
Citizens line up for inspection in Seoul. Yonhap News Agency Vietnam, with a population of 98.8 million, reported 1,108,498 new cases last week, a 35 percent increase. Vietnam recorded 177,976 infections on Friday, a daily record. Germany, South Korea and Vietnam account for only 3.9% of the world's population, but account for 41.1% of the world's new cases, according to Worldometers.info's tracking so far on Sunday.
Ogbonnaya Omenka, assistant professor and director of diversity in Butler University's School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, said given the nature of the virus, there's always the potential for a new variant or a surge in cases."At this point, a new outbreak anywhere should be considered a potential global threat," Omenka said.
Omenka said human measures are one of the factors "that can influence the way things are going."
European countries such as the United Kingdom, Spain and France have recently announced a shift in their pandemic strategy: treating the virus as part of everyday life without shutting down completely.
In the U.S., cases are still on a downward trend: with an average of 34,805 new cases per day, the lowest case rate since July 2021, but only 44.3% of the U.S. population has received a vaccine booster.
"For that matter, the waves from Europe and other countries could also happen in the United States," Omenka said.
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