After months of fighting a devastating Covid-19 explosion – which killed more than 500 people a day in the city at its peak – the Big Apple is officially back in business. Monday marked the first phase of New York’s four-day opening plan, when manufacturers and the manufacturing industry returned to work.
“This is a triumphant moment for New Yorkers who have reacted to the disease,” said New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. “My message is to stick to it.”
While successes in reducing new infections in Europe and Asia suggest that the virus may remain, disease experts continue to warn that some degree of social distance should remain in place until a vaccine is available.
You asked. ANSWER
Q: When will the common Covid-19 vaccine be available?
No one is sure yet, but the goal is sometime in early 2021. Vaccines growing around the world are in various stages of testing. Dr Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, said he was confident one of the vaccine candidates would prove safe and effective by the first quarter of 2021. But it is unclear which candidate shows the greatest promise yet. Holly Yan collapses when we are vaccinated
– from developmental challenges, to risks posed by a rapid process
, companies trying to make a vaccine and how effective it can be.
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WHAT IS IMPORTANT TODAY
It has been confirmed that the US economy has entered a recession
The The United States officially entered a recession in February 2020
, ending the largest expansion in record as the outbreak of corona ceased economic activity. Despite the recession, US stocks have risen
, recording the losses of 2020 as investors pay the US economy recover quickly from the pandemic.
But China paints a different picture
of the path in front. The first country affected by the virus – and it appears to be taming it – is still trying to recover from a sharp economic downturn more than a month after opening.
And, even when more countries return to business, the economic impact of corona is inevitable – The World Bank predicts that the planet will have the deepest recession in 80 years
, down 5.2% in 2020.
The termination prevented 60 million cases in the United States
If large-scale closure policies – such as ordering people to stay home and closing schools – were not implemented from the beginning of the pandemic to the beginning of April in the United States, there would be about 60 million more coronavirus infections across the country. a new study
suggests. The researchers also looked at the impact of the measures in China, South Korea, Italy, Iran and France, which estimate that they prevented a total of 500 million infections when combined with the United States.
Although the study did not include an analysis of Covid-19 deaths, a separate study published yesterday looked at tolls in Europe. The study, by Imperial College London, concluded that locking measures in Western European countries prevented about 3.1 million deaths by early May.
Coronavirus came to California many times
ONE new genetic study
suggests that coronavirus has been transported to California several times by travelers and that the state has missed several opportunities to use contact detection to stop further spread.
It’s a small analysis, but it helps to paint a picture of how some cases can turn into a pandemic – and how fast action can stop the spread.
Asymptomatic spread “seems rare”
The spread of Covid-19 from someone who has no symptoms seems to be rare, said Maria Van Kerhoff, WHO’s technical team for corona response. media briefing in Geneva yesterday
Van Kerkhove also said that what appears to be Covid-19 asymptomatic cases often proves to be mild cases.
IN OUR RADAR
- Universal Orlando in Florida has reopened carefully, with social distance measures imposed on the theme park. But will people return?
- Canada will facilitate border measures for immediate family members and residents, including some trying to enter the United States. But a mandatory 14-day quarantine remains in force.
- More than 50,000 people have died in the United Kingdom after the conclusion of Covid-19, according to the respective national statistics offices of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
- India’s corona cases continue to rise. The biggest one-day jump in the reported infections coincided with the “Unlocking 1” opening phase on Monday.
- The oil giant BP has announced plans to cut 10,000 jobs Worldwide; The company says it needs to cut costs due to falling oil prices caused by declining demand due to the pandemic.
- For fearless tourists who want – and are legally capable – to hit the road, or locals looking for accommodation, luxury hotels in Asia offer stellar deals.
Self-care. In an unbearable pandemic, long locks and mass protests against racism may be the last thing on your mind. But in a time of turmoil and uncertainty, establishing a well-being routine is more important than ever. And, while you’re stuck at home, it’s a good time to get started. Health experts say it’s important to create a handy routine that you can follow as part of a lifestyle – not something too ambitious to keep. One way to do this is to start small and build it as you feel comfortable. Lisa Drayer has these tips
for successful ceremonies you can practice from morning to night.
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“On a flight, wearing glasses can’t hurt, especially if it can prevent you from touching your eyes, which is a big problem.” – CNN Chief Medical Officer Dr. Sanjay Gupta
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