US company Pfizer said – will seek approval for vaccine next month, curfew in Belgium; 3.95 crore cases in the world

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US President Donald Trump during a rally in Minnesota last month.  20 people attending this rally have been found positive.

US President Donald Trump during a rally in Minnesota last month. 20 people attending this rally have been found positive.

  • More than 11.08 lakh people died in the world, over 2.96 crore people now healthy
  • 82.88 lakh people infected in America, more than 2.23 lakh people have lost their lives

The number of infected in the world has exceeded 3.95 crore. The number of cured patients has exceeded 2 crore 96 lakh 48 thousand 296. The death toll has crossed 11.08 lakh. These figures are according to www.worldometers.info/coronavirus. There is good news for the world battling the epidemic. American company Pfizer has said that it will seek approval for the vaccine next month.

Vaccine will come by the end of the year
According to a report by ‘The Guardian’, the American company Pfizer has said that it will propose to approve the vaccine in front of the Trump Administration and FDA next month. According to the company, it is expected that the vaccine will be available to all by the end of this year. At the same time, a report by Bloomberg stated that the company is going to ask for the approval of the vaccine initially only for emergency use. It is less likely that a vaccine will be available in the US before Election Day ie November 3.

According to FDA guidelines, health workers involved in the final trial are kept under observation for two months after the vaccine is given. During this time, it is tried to find out if there are any side effects of the vaccine.

Trump’s rally increased problem
Donald Trump rallied in Minnesota last month. Now the Health Department has said that the corona report of 20 people who participated in this rally has come positive. The administration has asked the people that if they too have participated in this rally, then do your test without delay so that infection can be prevented from spreading. The next day of Trump’s rally, nine people were found positive. After this, the test report of 11 more people came positive.

Belgium will have curfew
Belgian Prime Minister Alexander D has made it clear that his government is going to take strict measures like lockdown and curfew in view of increasing cases of infection. On Friday, an emergency meeting of the officials of the Belgian Cabinet and Health Department was held. It was decided that there will be curfew from 12 pm to 5 am. Lockdown can also be done in some parts of the country if needed. The cafes and restaurants have been closed for a month.

The Belgian government has made it clear that it is going to impose a night curfew to deal with the second wave of infection.  (File)

The Belgian government has made it clear that it is going to impose a night curfew to deal with the second wave of infection. (File)

Problem of air india
Hong Kong has canceled Air India and expansion flights from 17 to 30 October. This decision has been taken after the infected passengers were found on both flights. This is the third time Hong Kong’s government has banned Air India’s flight. Earlier, it was banned from 20 September to 3 October and from 18 to 31 August.
However, Vistara flights have been canceled for the first time in Coronavirus. As per the rules issued by the government there in July, passengers from India can only go there if they have a negative report in the test conducted 72 hours before the trip.

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