Netherlands, Portugal, United Kingdom, Canada ... The list of countries where the Omicron variant has been identified extends
© Copyright 2021, the Obs the new variant of Omicron coronavirus sows worry in the World While the World Health Organization estimated that it presented "a very high risk" . Detected last week in South Africa, it has already been identified in several countries and especially among European neighbors. "Obs" takes stock. Among the last ones to announce identified cases, Canada reported two cases in recent people in Nigeria. They were placed at isolation in Ottawa.
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No forced vaccination, insists the UN
The immunization obligation must always respect human rights and forced vaccination is never acceptable, warned Wednesday the High Commissioner for Human Rights of the ' UN .
"Under no circumstances should people be forcibly vaccinated, even if the refusal of a person to comply with a vaccine obligation may have legal consequences such as a suitable fine," said Michelle Bachelet in A video message.
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WHO boss noted Wednesday that the Omicron variant of the coronavirus seems to have a higher reinfection rate but cause less severe symptoms than the delta variant.
card. COVID-19: the incidence rate beyond 300 in France, the point by department
© Franck Dubray / West-France / Archives A woman is tested at the coronavirus in a pharmacy in Nantes, December 18, 2020 . Public Health France reports 47,177 new cases in France this Tuesday, November 30, 2021, a figure up more than 10,000 cases compared to last week. In addition, the incidence rate now exceeds 300 at the national level. The number of contaminations continues its rise in France.
To make a more precise picture of the characteristics of the variant, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has asked all countries to contribute to its assessment by submitting their data to the organization.
The vaccine developed by companies
Pfizer and Biontech is "always efficient" after "three doses" against the omicron variant of the virus, said on their side Wednesday the laboratories, who, however, want to finalize an adapted vaccine "by Mars " AstraZeneca antibodies allowed in the United States
American health authorities have authorized Wednesday the administration of synthesis antibodies developed by Astrazeneca, among certain individuals reacting evil for vaccines for medical reasons, in order to protect them from COVID -19 Even before any exposure to the virus.
Coronavirus Live: Jean Castex is expected to speak at the end of the age of defense at the end of the morning on Monday ...
Follow with us live the latest information related to the coronavirus pandemic © BONY / SIPA Jean Castex Live - Follow with us live the latest information related to the coronavirus pandemic The essentials A new defense council must take place on Monday at the end of the morning, while the number of contaminations increases in France, affected as d Other European countries by the Omicron variant. Sunday, 42,000 new cases of COVID-19 were recorded in 24 hours in France.
This is the first time that the US medicine agency (FDA) urgently authorizes such a pure prevention treatment. But it's not "a substitute for vaccination", she warned.
It is only authorized for immunocompromised persons (in whom the vaccine is likely to work), or those can not be vaccinated for medical reasons (for example, heavy allergic reactions). In these cases, it may be administered from 12 years.
United Kingdom : Vaccinal Passport and Telework
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Wednesday a hardening of restrictions to stop the spread of the Omicron Variant in the United Kingdom, including the return to teleworking from Monday and the introduction of the vaccinal passport in some places.
Allegra Stratton, the former spokesman for Mr. Johnson, announced on Wednesday his resignation, after the publication of a video in which she joked on a Christmas party that would have occurred at Downing Street last year, then that the gatherings were prohibited.
Coronavirus: Germany makes immunization mandatory for caregivers
Sant Coronavirus-Germany: Coronavirus: Germany makes immunization mandatory for caregivers © Reuters / Hannibal Hanschke Coronavirus: Germany makes vaccination Mandatory for caregivers Berlin (Reuters) - The German Parliament adopted Friday a law requiring the immunization obligation against CVIV-19 to the Hospital staff, employees of retirement homes and all caregivers by the 15 March 2022.
earlier in the day, Boris Johnson, who apologized, announced an internal investigation and promised penalties if it appeared that the anti-COVID rules had not been respected.
new measures in Norway and Denmark
Norway will strengthen from Thursday midnight and for four weeks sanitary measures to combat a soaring cases, including a limited number of people for home events, including holidays, including holidays. Christmas, and the port of the mandatory mask if a social distance of one meter can not be ensured.
The Danish Government has on its part announced Wednesday a series of measures to curb the new wave of COVID-19. The school holidays had to start on December 17 and end on January 3, but the schools will close from December 15 until January 5th. And from December 10, the bars and restaurants, where the port of the mask is again mandatory, will have to close at midnight and it will be forbidden to sell alcohol after this hour.
Opera Ball Canceled in Austria
The famous Opera Ball on February 24 in Vienna is canceled for the second year in a row because of the coronavirus epidemic, announced the Austrian government on Wednesday.
This ball, which usually welcomes some 7,000 people, is one of the most popular worldly worldly political, economic and artistic elites.
More than 5.2 million dead
The pandemic has made at least 5,270,700 people in the world since the end of 2019, according to a balance sheet established by the AFP from official sources on the midday.
The United States is the most endangered country with 793,188 dead, before Brazil (616,251), India (473,952), Mexico (295.601) and Russia (284,823).
WHO estimates, taking into account the overmortality directly and indirectly linked to CIVID-19, that the pandemic assessment around the world could be two to three times higher.
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© Paul Ellis Vaccination Center in a Chester Cathedral, the United Kingdom, December 16, 2021 New measures, new balance sheets and highlights: a point on the latter evolutions of the Covid-19 pandemic in the world.