(Fighting New Coronary Pneumonia) China Disease Control: The recent local epidemic in Guangzhou and Shenzhen caused by overseas imports to increase the infectiousness
China News Agency, Beijing, May 31 (Reporter Li Chun) Feng Zijian, a researcher at the China Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, said in Beijing on the 31st that the recent local epidemics in Guangzhou and Shenzhen were caused by the import of foreign viruses, and the spread of these two viruses Ability has been enhanced than before.
The Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council of China held a press conference on the same day to introduce the situation of epidemic prevention and control and vaccination.
Feng Zijian said that recently, local infection and transmission cases have appeared in some places, indicating that the current situation of the prevention and control of the new crown epidemic is still severe. It is necessary to continue to implement various prevention and control measures in accordance with the requirements of normalized prevention and control, and always tighten the string of epidemic prevention and control. .
“At this stage, China’s vaccination work is advancing rapidly, but there is still a considerable distance from the establishment of a complete population immunity.” Feng Zijian pointed out that we must continue to do a good job in the prevention and control of “external defense import, internal defense rebound” to ensure These measures can be effectively implemented.
He said that the most recent local epidemics, especially in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, were caused by imported viruses. For example, this round of epidemics in Shenzhen was caused by a mutant virus that was first discovered in the UK. Its contagiousness and spread. The ability is stronger than that of previous viruses. This epidemic, which mainly occurred in Guangzhou, was caused by a mutant virus that was first discovered in India.
“The transmission capacity of these two viruses has been enhanced than before. It poses no small challenges to our existing prevention and control measures. We need to be more resolute and forceful when taking measures.” Feng Zijian said, according to the new situation. , The various tools in the toolkit for preventing and controlling the spread of the epidemic were called out, adopted and implemented accurately and forcefully, and strengthened and adjusted the implementation intensity, scope and time.
Feng Zijian said that the world has made a series of coping mechanism arrangements for the mutant virus, and different technical strategies and different vaccine research and development strategies for the mutant virus are in progress. The World Health Organization currently believes that although the transmission capacity of the mutant virus has been enhanced, the public health and social measures adopted by various countries, especially those recommended by the World Health Organization, must continue to be adhered to, and based on the local transmission risk, the enhancement should be strengthened. , The adjustment of the adjustment.
In addition, in response to the upcoming Dragon Boat Festival holiday, Feng Zijian reminded that personal preventive measures should still be taken, and personnel in medium- and high-risk areas should try to avoid unnecessary travel to reduce the spread of the epidemic across regions. (Finish)