► Anti-covid vaccines: a billion doses for the poorest
On the occasion of the G7 summit, the richest countries in the world promised Friday, June 11, a billion doses of anti-Covid vaccines to the poorest. To date, a quarter of the 2.295 billion doses administered worldwide have been administered to the G7 countries, which are home to only 10% of the world’s population.
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NGOs like Oxfam and Human Rights Watch, at the forefront of the fight for a more equitable distribution of vaccines, estimate that 11 billion doses are needed this year. This is also the volume that pharmaceutical industry groups say they can produce this year.
► France: almost 30 million first-time vaccinated
The symbolic bar of 30 million French people vaccinated with a first dose should be reached at the end of the week. The government wants to maintain this momentum during the summer, to prevent a potential fourth wave.
With a daily rate of nearly 400,000 first-time vaccines, the target of 57% of the adult population having had at least one dose in mid-June is approaching.
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Thursday evening, June 9, Public Health France announced that 29,444,218 people had received at least one injection (56.1% of the major population), and that nearly 15 million were fully vaccinated, or a fifth of the population.
►Covid-19: Numbers of the day
The Covid-19 pandemic has killed at least 3,775,362 people worldwide since the World Health Organization (WHO) office in China reported the onset of the disease in late December 2019, according to a report established by AFP from official sources on Friday 11 June. Since the start of the epidemic, 174,762,040 cases of infection have been officially diagnosed.
► Germany will lift its travel advisory for most countries
Germany will lift at 1is July its travel warning, in force for more than a year, for most countries, except those which still record a high level of Covid-19 infections or a high incidence of variants such as Great Britain or the India.
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This symbolic measure will facilitate the resumption of travel and tourist activity for the summer season. However, it does not exempt from the obligation to present a negative test for Covid-19, a vaccination certificate or any other obligation in force for travel from Germany.
► Euro 2021: The Spanish selection vaccinated, a positive in Russia
The players of the Spanish football team were vaccinated on Friday morning, June 11 against the Covid-19, announced the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) three days before the first match of La Roja against Sweden.
The players of the @SeFutbol They receive their vaccine against Covid-19 in the Ciudad del Fútbol.
Members of the Security Unit of the Central Defense Hospital have traveled to Las Rozas to administer the indicated vials.
– Spanish Soccer Team (@SeFutbol) June 11, 2021
Russian winger Andrey Mostovoy has tested positive for Covid-19 and replaced by defender Roman Evgenyev for Euro football. The selection of Russia must play its first match tomorrow, against Belgium.
Euro regulations provide that a match can be held if the coaches, who were able to call up to 26 players for the tournament, have “At least thirteen able-bodied players, including a goalkeeper”.
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