Another new global outbreak on Saturday broke India’s world record of more than 400,000 new cases, but at least one expert said the actual number could be ten times higher.
According to the Ministry of Health, less than 2% of the 1.4 billion people in India have been fully vaccinated.
Dr. University of Toronto. Based on the model of the previous Indian emergency, Prabhat Jha estimates that the actual number of infections could be 10 times higher than the official report.
The whole house has been infected, Jha said. If a person sitting at home is tested to see if they are positive and everyone in the house has symptoms, why is it clear that they have cavities?
The United States has started supplying valuable vaccine, oxygen and mask components to India, but demand will continue to outstrip supply. President Joe Biden’s administration also plans to limit travel between the United States and India beginning Tuesday.
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Today’s figures: More than 32 million confirmed virus cases and 576,000 deaths in the United States, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. Worldwide: more than 152 million cases and 3.2 million deaths. According to the CDC, more than 310 million doses of vaccines have been distributed in the United States and 243 million have been used.
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Iowa rejected 71% of the COVID vaccine provided by Feed
The Iowa Department of Manpower said Saturday that 711% of the supply of CVID-19 vaccines received from Favoritic officials for the week of May 10 is being rejected. This is the second week in a row that the state has been asking the federal government to withhold part of its expected dose allocation.
Department spokeswoman Sarah Extrand said Saturday that Federer, the official and Johnson and Johnson could receive a total of one-tenth of the vaccine over ten months. Federal state officials called for a total of about 21,000 doses to hold out during the week of May 3, asking state federal officials to withhold 75,280 doses, part of the Extrand USA Today network told the Des Minus Register in an email.
Extrand added that eight of Iowa’s 99 counties have told states that they will not need part or all of their weekly vaccinations for the week beginning May 10, compared to 800 counties that have rejected allocations for the next. week, and 43 T County has denied all or part of his allowance in the past week.
The federal mandate for masks for planes, trains and buses has been extended until September.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has relaxed the mask guidelines for vaccinating Americans, and some states have withdrawn the mask orders. However, if you are traveling by plane, train or bus this summer, the masks will be a must. The Transportation Security Administration on Friday increased the need for masks for airplanes, airports, trains, passenger rail systems and other modes of transportation through Sept. 13. The order, which began on February 1, was due to end on May 11.
The requirement for all federal masks in the transportation system seeks to reduce the prevalence of CVD-19 in public transportation, Derby Lajoy, a senior TSA official, said in a statement.