Coronavirus Spain today, latest news | The Pfizer vaccine, highly effective in adolescents against the delta variant

The figures of Coronavirus worsen, the cumulative incidence indicator (IA) has been placed on Wednesday in 43,15 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, after an increas

Coronavirus Spain today, latest news |
 The Pfizer vaccine, highly effective in adolescents against the delta variant

The figures of Coronavirus worsen, the cumulative incidence indicator (IA) has been placed on Wednesday in 43,15 cases per 100,000 inhabitants, after an increase of more than one point on the last day. The same trend can be seen in the AI to seven days, key to detect rapid changes in trend, which also rises almost four points compared to Tuesday (23,19). This last figure, since it is less than 25, continues to corroborate that Spain is even a country with low risk as to the Covid-19.

The Autonomous Communities have administered up to this Wednesday a total of 71,102,258 doses of the Vaccines against the Coronavirus of Pfizer-Biontech, modern, Astrazeneca and Janssen, 29,997 of them in the last 24 hours. This represents 94% of distributions, amounting to 75,642,021 units.

Total figures: 4,993,295 cases of Coronavirus confirmed with diagnostic test of active infection; There have been 87,082 dead with positive test to October 20.

India overcame the 1,000 million vaccines against the VCID-19 vaccines, becoming the second country after China in achieving this historic number more than nine months.

This South Asia giant exceeded 9.47 local time (04.17 GMT) the threshold of 1,000 million dose against COVID-19 applied in the country since the vaccination campaign began on January 16, according to EFE The data from the Cowin official platform, created by the Indian authorities for vaccination management.

With little more than 4.1 million doses administered in the last 24 hours, this country of more than 1,250 million inhabitants became the second nation to cross the threshold of 1,000 million anticovid doses administered, only behind China , which has managed more than double.

In total, in India more than 700 million people have received at least one dose of whey against Covid, while almost 300 million people already have the full, something insufficient in a country with around 950 million adults .

Germany accumulates 4,417,708 since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic after pointing 16,077 new contagions and registers 94,875 deaths after the 67 new deaths due to the Covid, according to Reuters of the data of the Robert Koch Institute.

The United States ensured this Thursday that it has so far donated 200 million doses of vaccines against Covid-19 to more than 100 countries around the world, less than one fifth of the total of 1,100 million dose that has promised to share with other nations In the next two years.

The White House and the US Development Agency (USAID, in English) celebrated the landmark, with which, they assured, the United States progresses in its objective of being "the arsenal of vaccines for the world" and donate more Dose that no other country, reports EFE.

"These 200 million doses of Vaccines against Covid-19 have helped bring health and hope to millions of people, but our work is far from being finished," the USAID manager Samantha Power said in the statement.

"To end the pandemic, and prevent the emergence of new variants, as well as future outbreaks within the borders of our nation, we must continue to make our part to vaccinate the world," he added.

Of those 200 million doses that have already been distributed, around 43 million have gone to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to a recount of the AMERICAS SOCIETY and the Council of the Americas.

Morocco suspended direct flights from Germany, Holland and the United Kingdom from midnight from this Wednesday as a measure of prevention against coronavirus propagation, reports EFE.

The decision was announced by the Moroccan Moroccan Airline Royal Air Maroc (RAM) and the Emiratí Air Arabia, which manage flights to these countries, although the Moroccan authorities have not pronounced themselves.

Those three countries are part of the States with which Morocco has a greater number of air connections due to the large number of Moroccan emigrants residing in their territory.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, incurred "crimes against humanity" with his denialism before a pandemic that killed more than 600,000 people in the country, concludes the report of a Senate Commission that investigated the management of the health crisis, presented this Wednesday.

The report, drafted by Senator Renan Calheiros, Group's instructor, includes as accused of four ministers and 60 people, and denounces Bolsonaro for another eight offenses, including those typified as an epidemic resulting from death, infringement of sanitary measures, Medical charlatanía and incitement to crime. The Senate of Brazil accuses Bolsonaro from ten crimes in the management of the pandemic: "Human Beings were used as guinea pigs"

The administration of food and drugs (FDA, English) gave this Wednesday its approval to the doses of reinforcements of the Vaccines against the Vock-19 of Modern and Johnson & Johnson (Janssen), as well as the option of Mix sera.

The FDA approval occurred after last week a scientific committee of the US regulator will recommend administering modern reinforcement doses for certain population groups, and J & J for those over 18, reports EFE.

The Vaccine of the Covid-19 of Pfizer / Biontech is highly effective in adolescents, according to a study focused on the SARS-COV-2 Delta variant and that shows that in totally vaccinated young people the risk of symptomatic disease decreased by 93% in comparison With those not vaccinated.

The work is published in the magazine The New England Journal of Medicine with adolescent population data from Israel, and its responsibility is the Israeli Institute of Clalit Research, in collaboration with the University of Harvard (United States).

Updated Date: 21 October 2021, 01:49

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