Original title: Biden announced the requirement for federal government employees to vaccinate, and Tokyo’s newly confirmed diagnoses hit a record high for 3 consecutive days | International Epidemic Observation (July 30)
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According to the epidemic tracking data of Johns Hopkins University, as of Beijing timeAt 8 am on July 30, a total of 19,466,141 cases of new coronary pneumonia were confirmed globally, 4,195,435 deaths, and more than 3.99 billion doses of vaccination.
0800[Biden announced that it requires federal government employees to be vaccinated against the new crown]
On July 29, Biden officially announced that all 4 million federal government employees will be vaccinated, otherwise they will face restrictions on travel restrictions, wearing masks, frequent nucleic acid tests, and social isolation. Biden also asked the US Department of Defense to study whether to require all military personnel to be vaccinated.
0800[The Biden administration calls on local governments in the United States to reward new vaccinators with US$100]
In order to increase the vaccination rate, the Biden administration calls on the U.S. state and local governments to reward people who will go to get the new crown vaccine in the future.100 dollars. Prior to this, the US government has adopted other incentives to increase the vaccination rate, such as providing tax incentives to companies to encourage corporate employees to vaccinate.
0800[American technology giant requires office employees to be vaccinated]
Both Facebook and Google have required employees who return to work in the office to complete vaccinations. Netflix also requires all actors of self-produced dramas to be vaccinated.
0800[The batch of vaccines that the UK intends to donate to developing countries will expire in September]
The UK plans to donate to developing countries in the coming weeksOf the 9 million doses of vaccine, a significant portion will expire in September. The chairman of the African Union Vaccine Delivery Alliance Araguia said that this will undermine the efforts of African countries to fight the epidemic.
0800[AstraZeneca’s vaccine sales in the second quarter increased 3 times from the previous quarter]
AstraZeneca, a British vaccine manufacturerVaccine sales in the second quarter of 2021 were US$894 million, compared with US$275 million in the first quarter, a three-fold increase from the previous quarter.
0800[Japan’s newly confirmed cases exceed 10,000, Tokyo’s newly confirmed cases hit a record high]
On July 29, Japan had 10,693 new confirmed cases, exceeding 10,000 for the first time; Tokyo had 3,865 new confirmed cases, a record high for three consecutive days.
0800[24 related personnel of the Tokyo Olympic Games diagnosed with the new crown, including 3 athletes]
On July 29, 24 people related to the Tokyo Olympics were diagnosed with the new crown, including 3 overseas athletes. A total of 193 Olympic-related personnel have been diagnosed with the new crown.
0800[Pakistan prohibits unvaccinated persons from flying by plane]
The Pakistani government announced,Starting in August, people who have not been vaccinated will be banned from flying. The government also announced other restrictions on those who have not been vaccinated, requiring all employees in restaurants, schools, and shopping malls to be vaccinated, otherwise they will be prohibited from entering the workplace.
0800[Israel will vaccinate people over 60 years old with a booster shot of Pfizer vaccine]
With the decline in vaccine protection rates, Israel is preparing forPeople over 60 years old receive a third dose of Pfizer vaccine as a booster shot. Earlier in July, Israel had begun to vaccinate people with immunodeficiency with a booster shot of the new crown vaccine.
0800【President Duterte of the Philippines threatens to detain unvaccinated people】
Philippine President Duterte recently stated that those who refuse to receive the new crown vaccine should be detained at home and prohibited from going out. Critics call this measure unconstitutional.
0800[Kerala, India, closed the city for two weeks to prevent the spread of the epidemic]