More than 3 million people have been diagnosed in about 3 weeks! The United States may be vaccinated against the novel coronavirus in mid-December
November 23rd – Comprehensive report, according to the data released by Johns Hopkins University in the United States, as of about 7:26 Beijing time on the 23rd, the total number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States exceeded 12.21 million, and the cumulative number of deaths exceeded 250,000. According to the data, the number of new confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the United States exceeded 3 million in November; officials expect that the United States may start vaccination in mid-December.
More than 3 million people have been diagnosed in about 3 weeks!
Staten Island in New York may become a “red area” of the epidemic.
According to Johns Hopkins University data quoted by CNN on the 22nd, the number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the United States has exceeded 100,000 every day in the past 20 days. In addition, as of 13:00 p.m. Eastern time on November 22, more than 3 million new confirmed cases in the United States in November reached 3002,082, accounting for about 25% of the total number of cases so far.
At present, there are more than 500,000 confirmed cases in five states in the United States, of which New York ranks fifth in the United States in total. New York Governor Cuomo warned on the 22nd that parts of Staten Island will become the “red area” of the epidemic at the current rate of epidemic development.
“Standon Island is a serious problem,” Cuomo said. If Staten Island is developing at the current rate of the epidemic, some of its areas may become the “orange area” of the epidemic this week, and others will become the most serious “red areas”.
In addition, he said that parts of Upper Manhattan and Long Island may become the “yellow area” of the epidemic. As the holiday approaches, Cuomo also predicts that the state’s positive rate could exceed 10% after Thanksgiving and during the holidays.
The antibody therapy Trump once accepted was urgently authorized.
The United States may start vaccination in mid-December.
On the 21st local time, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the emergency use authorization for the “antibody cocktail” therapy, which is approved for the treatment of mild and moderately ill patients with the novel coronavirus. Earlier, in October, President Trump took the experimental drug while he contracted the novel coronavirus.
On the other hand, Monsef Slaughter, the head of the White House’s “Curve Accelerated Action” of the coronavirus vaccine program, said on the 22nd that the United States may start vaccination plans in mid-December.
“Our plan is to start shipping the vaccine to the vaccination site within 24 hours of obtaining [FDA] approval,” Schlauwe said. He said, “So I expect to start vaccination on the second day after approval, that is, December 11 or 12.”.
FDA advisers will meet from December 8 to 9 to discuss whether to approve the use of vaccines developed by Pfizer and Murdner. Both companies have announced recently that the efficiency of the coronavirus vaccine has reached more than 90% in the mid-term results of their phase III clinical trials.
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