The Dubai Expo 2020, which opens its doors Friday, expects millions of visitors
postponed last year due to the pandemic, Dubai Expo 2020 promises to unveil wonders in its many pavilions and hope to attract tourists of the whole world. © Provided by FranceInfo This will be the first organized world exhibition in the Middle East, but also the largest event worldwide since the beginning of the Pandemic of Covid-19: Dubai Expo opens on Friday and hopes 25 million Visitors during the six months that will last the event.
© Daniel Mihailescu, AFP despite the new Soaring of Covid-19 due to the low vaccination of Romanians, anti-vaccines and anti- Masks showed Saturday, October 2, in Bucharest, against the precautions taken by the authorities.
Record of contamination and death ... in Romania, the fourth wave of coronavirus turns to the disaster, with only 29% of Romanians vaccinated and a system. dilapidated health.
in Romania as elsewhere, anti-vaccines and anti-masks are impervious to the reality of the facts and numbers. More than 15,000 Romanians have demonstrated Saturday, October 2 in the capital Bucharest to protest the establishment, from the next day, to access leisure areas like cinemas, restaurants, sports halls ... Or against the obligation to wear the outdoor mask in the areas of the country most affected.
J-1 for Dubai Expo-2020, larger event from the pandemic
© AFP / Archives L ES United Arab Emirates hope to accommodate 25 million visitors for Dubai Expo-2020, first Universal exhibition organized in the Middle East and the largest event worldwide since the beginning of the Pandemic of Covid-19. Dubai's leader, Sheikh Mohammed Ben Rachid al-Maktoum , will inaugurate Thursday at 8:40 pm (16:40 GMT), in the presence of the reigning family, this event that will last until March 31, 2022.
A vaccination that does not take off
Romania does not have the choice. She faces a fourth wave of coronavirus , worse than the previous three. The country beats, day after day, its records of contamination (12,590 on Saturday) and faces the countries of the European Union, reported to its population of 19 million. Same thing for deaths: 166 a day on the last week. In Europe, only Serbia or Montenegro are worse ...
and this is just a beginning. The fourth wave of the pandemic will last at least until mid-November and this will have dramatic consequences , estimates the epidemiologist Alexandru Rafil, cited by the website had observed.
How did we get there? Simply by the failure of the vaccination campaign. Despite the availability of doses, only 29% of Romanians received a dose (75% of French). Again, Romania is 26th out of 27 in the EU; Only Bulgaria is worse. Opinion surveys show that the population does not trust vaccines, not more than in those who govern.
Austria calls for more pace in consultation talks with Western Balkan countries
In front of the Balkan Summit of the EU Heads of State and Government, Austria's Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg has demanded a significant acceleration of accession talks with the six Western balcony countries.
An underfunded health system
This distrust, nourished by ten years of nepotism and corruption scandals, is well before the emergence of coronavirus. But it has been strengthened by clumsiness of power that has minimized risks and reopens the economy in a big spring. The current Conservative government is also weakened, under threat, on Tuesday, October 5, a motion of censure in Parliament.
In the absence of sufficient vaccination, intensive care services are now fully engorged by serious cases. It is better to avoid hospital stays in a country with underfunded health system. Friday, October 1, a fire in Constanta's intensive care unit (South-East) has seven dead, including five patients. They are added to the twenty dead patients in one year, in fires similar to Bucharest and Piatra Neamt (Northeast) . In April, three COVID-19 patients in resuscitation were died in a capital hospital, after failure of the oxygen feeding system.
1961-2021, the non-aligned meets for their 60 years in Belgrade .
© AP - Darko Vojinovic 120 member countries and 17 observers mark the 60th anniversary of the first conference of the non-aligned movement held in the capital of The former Yugoslavia, October 11, 2021. It is in great pomp that Serbia welcomes the 19th summit of the non-aligned movement. This organization has emerged 60 years ago in Belgrade, then capital of socialist Yugoslavia.