2020-07-15

A total of over 3.4 million diagnosed in the United States! The four former directors of the US Centers for Disease Control collectively said:Science has never been so deeply influenced by politics

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Every editor:Peng Shuiping

The United States is still stuck in the mire of the epidemic. More than 60,000 new crown cases were added in a single day yesterday, and the cumulative diagnosis has exceeded 3.4 million! The director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention yelled,”We haven’t gotten out of it,” and the four former directors of the agency will publish a column in the Washington Post, saying that science has never been so deeply influenced by politics. .

The good news is that there are some positive changes in the prevention and control of the epidemic in the United States. The governments of Canada and the United States have agreed to extend the border closure time of the two countries to August 21 and prohibit unnecessary cross-border travel. In addition, the first lady of the United States, Melania Trump, urged Americans to wear masks. More and more American politicians, experts, and scholars have joined the call for wearing masks. President Trump also wore masks for the first time. Masks appeared in public places, changing the attitude of not wearing masks.

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The former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention collectively spoke

According to CCTV News, local time On July 14, Robert Redfield, director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said that there is still a clear spread of the virus throughout the United States. Although the situation in the United States is much better than in the spring,”we did not get out of this situation”,” Although we have made great progress, we still have some way to go in controlling the new crown epidemic.”

Johns Hopkins University statistics show that as of At 17:33 on July 14th, Eastern Time (05:33 on 15th, Beijing time), the number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States has reached 3,406,945, and the number of deaths has reached 136,244.

US local time on July 13th at 17:33 (3346246 confirmed cases and 135477 deaths) to July 14th at 17:33 (24 hours), new cases 60699 For example, 767 new death cases were added.

CNN reported that four former directors of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will publish a column in the Washington Post, saying that science has never been seen to be influenced by politics like this Deep. They wrote:”During our collective tenure, we cannot recall a situation where political pressure led to a change in scientific interpretation.” These four heavyweight experts chose that the current American politics has caused a huge”impact” on public health experts. The voice has attracted wide attention.

The border closure time between Canada and the United States was extended to August 21

The Canadian media reported on the 14th local time that the Canadian and American governments have agreed to extend The border between the two countries is closed until August 21, and non-essential cross-border travel is prohibited.

Canadian and US border closures began in March of this year, and non-essential travel was prohibited to control the cross-border spread of the new crown epidemic, which has been extended every month thereafter. Because of the severe epidemic in the United States, the Canadian media had expected that Canada would, as in the previous months, demand that the border closure time continue to be extended.

New York The isolation list for the new crown epidemic hotspot area involves the number of states rising to 22 h2>

July 14, local time, New York, New Jersey and Connecticut quarantine list of hotspot areas for new coronary pneumonia epidemic, involving quarantine The total number of states rose to 22. According to the New York State Government List, the four new states are New Mexico, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Ohio, and Delaware has been removed.

New York New Coronary Pneumonia Epidemic Hot Spot Map Source:CCTV News

In addition, New York New Coronary Pneumonia Epidemic Hot Spot Travel Limit State also includes Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Utah.

Travelers from the above states to New York, New Jersey and Connecticut must quarantine themselves for 14 days and provide contact information when arriving in the three-state area so that each state can track the quarantine. Starting from the 14th, if you refuse to provide relevant information, you may be fined $2,000. Passengers flying to New York by plane must fill out the relevant forms, and travelers traveling by bus or train must complete the form online.

First Lady of the United States urges Americans to wear masks

First Lady of the United States Melania Trump on social media on July 14 Published a photo of himself wearing a mask to remind Americans to wear a mask. She wrote on social media:”Even in the summer, please remember to wear a mask and maintain a social distance with people. If we take more precautions now, it means that autumn will be healthier and safer.” /p>

At present, more and more American politicians, experts and scholars have joined the call for wearing masks. US President Trump also appeared in public places for the first time before wearing masks. attitude.

(Daily Economic News Comprehensive CCTV News, Hopkins University)

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