Chairman of the “Lancet” New Crown Committee: China has done a very good job in fighting the new crown epidemic
Chairman of the New Crown Committee of The Lancet: China has done a very good job in fighting the new crown epidemic.
September 5, Chairman of the New Crown Committee of the International Medical Journal The Lancet, American Economics Jeffrey Sachs said in an exclusive interview with Malaysia’s “The Star” that China has done a very good job in fighting the new crown epidemic, and the world could and should have learned from China’s response. More knowledge. He also called on the United States to cooperate well with China instead of trying to force China to do things according to the wishes of the United States.
In the interview, Sachs first stated that the new crown The pandemic ravages the world mainly due to the following factors: In terms of fighting the pandemic, regional and global coordination has not been fully considered, and the global financial system also “prefers” rich countries and provides too little support for developing countries.
He said that the global response to the epidemic is completely inadequate. One of the main problems may also be the failure of the United States to cooperate with China on global solutions. “This is very sad because China has done a very good job in fighting the epidemic. Countries around the world could and should have learned a lot from China’s response.” Sachs also mentioned that rich countries have not been generous. Share their knowledge, especially on vaccines. He urged all countries to make greater efforts to coordinate the response to the global epidemic. “We should invest more resources in epidemiology, disease surveillance, disease prevention, and disease treatment.”
In addition, he “named” the United States, saying that American society and culture place individuals in social welfare Above. In the name of “freedom”, no one abides by the basic (epidemic prevention) rules. This is one of the reasons why the new crown epidemic in the United States has not been effectively controlled. He said, “The United States should learn some good etiquette for cooperation with China, instead of trying to impose its will on China.”
Data map Jeffrey Sachstu from the Asian Development Bank website
When talking about vaccination issues, he said, “Although we know Vaccination cannot completely stop the spread of the virus, but vaccines can help prevent severe illness. Therefore, countries need to vaccinate with strong control policies (maintain social distancing, prevent the emergence of super spreaders, wear masks, large-scale nucleic acid testing , Close contact screening and other measures).”
He also believes that although access to vaccines is still a problem faced by many developing countries, the measures taken by some powerful developed countries to hoard vaccines are “very real.”
(very real). The failure of these countries to propose plans to increase vaccine production and support developing countries is not only very disappointing, it is also a moral failure
(moral failure), which will cause more people to die due to the new crown. Sachs also said that in most parts of the world, when the first dose of vaccine is not even planned, it would be unwise and unfair to inject the third dose.
In addition, Sachs also pointed out that there are still infectious diseases in the world such as malaria, tuberculosis and AIDS that have not been properly controlled. He called on the world to invest more resources in epidemiology, disease surveillance, prevention and treatment, and to provide funding for developing countries to deal with disease problems.
On June 23, China assisted Papua New Zealand Guinea’s new crown vaccine arrived in the country. The picture is from the website of the Chinese Embassy in Papua New Guinea. In the battle between humans and viruses, vaccines are of the utmost importance. They should be distributed fairly and rationally on a global scale, without leaving every country or individual behind, and truly becoming a vaccine for the people.
According to CCTV News on September 3, at the Chinese government’s assistance to Myanmar for a new round of COVID-19 vaccine and anti-epidemic material delivery ceremony, Deng Boqing, deputy director of the National Agency for International Development Cooperation, said that China has and is Provided vaccine assistance to 105 countries and 4 international organizations, and exported vaccines to more than 60 countries, with a total of 990 million doses, ranking first in the world.