Why are infections on the rise in Europe and the United States? – Corriere.it

Why are infections on the rise in Europe and the United States?  – Corriere.it
From Laura Cappini

Rules for those not vaccinated are being tightened, for example target closures in Austria. But Africa, Asia and South America still have an embodied parable

Look at the world map of epidemics (for example who) Understand that the fourth wave has accumulated dramatically in Europe and the United States, the two parts of the world where vaccines are the fastest growing. This seems like a paradox, but the numbers speak for themselves. United States: Nearly 600 thousand new cases per week, more than 8 thousand deaths (60% of people vaccinated with full cycle); Europe: More than 2 million new cases per week, 28 thousand deaths (65% of people vaccinated with full cycle); Africa: 10 thousand new infections a week about 500 deaths (6% of people vaccinated with full cycle); Southeast Asian: 152 thousand cases per week with 3 thousand deaths (28% of the population was vaccinated with full cycle). Data related to the first 15 days of November – from hereWorld Health Organization (WHO) andAfrica Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

A vicious circle

The World Health Organization has warned Europe has returned to the epicenter of the epidemic More than 500,000 people (especially in the East) are expected to die of goiter in the coming months. The first week of November was in Europe, compared to last October 10% increase in deaths and 7% increase in new infections. whats going on? There are a number of variables: we know that the temperature in the Northern Hemisphere is dropping, and the circulation of the virus increases with cooling. In addition, migration is high in Europe, the United States and Canada. Then there is the question of not getting vaccinated. Austria has introduced targeted locking only for those over 12 years of age who have not been vaccinated.. “My goal is to convince people to get vaccinated, not to prevent them from getting vaccinated,” said Austrian President Alexander Schallenberg. For a long time, the only way out of this vicious circle was vaccination. Other European countries are considering possible sanctions against those who have not been vaccinated, and we have been holding tight in Italy (and presumably for a long time). He is the green boss. However, vaccination every 48 hours (rapid) or 72 hours (molecular) does not preclude freedom of movement without vaccination. Also on the issue of certification with quick buffer Doubts have arisen The government announced Christmas rules can be amended.

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Strict rules

45.5 million people in Italy have completed the vaccination cycle. Non-vaccinated (including children under 12 years of age who are not yet vaccinated) 14.5 million. A large basin for virus circulation. If we think that Italy is one of the fastest growing European countries in the vaccine campaign, the accounts will be closed soon. New rules in Austria He said they were tantamount to drastically reducing contact between vaccinated and non-vaccinated people. BBC Eva Schernhammer, professor of medicine at the University of Vienna. In Germany The new government has announced stricter rules against those who are not vaccinated, for example enforcing the swap before traveling on public transport. Against the line of England, Despite increasing infections: Instead of introducing restrictions (no longer having to wear a mask), all aimed at accelerating the vaccine campaign, a third dose is being given to everyone over the age of 40.

Eastern Europe

In FranceAs the number of new daily infections has doubled compared to the beginning of October (about 4,000 to 8,000), the obligation to wear a mask in primary schools has been reintroduced and the government is considering new restrictions. People over the age of 65 will only get the green pass from December 15 if they receive the third dose of the vaccine. There Greece Wiped out those who were not vaccinated to access public services and stores. Of statusEastern Europe. The Romania Govt has the highest per capita mortality rate in the world (only 34% of the population who have been fully vaccinated). In Bulgaria Hospitals are overcrowded. Russia and UkraineHas introduced some restrictions with vaccination rates of less than 50%.

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Portugal and Spain

Countries where almost the entire population has been vaccinated are an exception. The Portugal (With 90% vaccination) relaxed the Health Pass rules in early October, removing many Govt-related restrictions. In Spain, Which has reached 80% vaccination rate, does not require health certification.

November 16, 2021 (November 16, 2021 change | 15:16)

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