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[General Epidemic News]Japan first saw multiple cases of imported variant viruses imported from abroad 85% of cases in Malaysia had A701V variant virus strains | Apple News | Apple Daily

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After Wuhan pneumonia spread from China to the world in December last year, as of today (25th), more than 79.46 million people have been infected, of which more than 1.744 million have died.

British variant virus invades Japan! The Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK) quoted sources as saying that the first case of the mutant virus was seen today. The report said that airport quarantine officers found 5 men and women who were diagnosed with the mutant virus in the UK. All 5 people returned to Japan from the UK and have all isolation.

Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director of the Ministry of Health of Malaysia, said today that the variant strain A701V of the new coronavirus discovered in Malaysia a few days ago has been found to belong to this virus in 85% of cases in the country. Nohisan pointed out that the A701 strain was first discovered in a mass infection in Sabah Prison and later spread to many places in Malaysia during the third wave of the epidemic. In addition to the A701 strain, researchers found another variant strain D614G in 100% of the cases in Malaysia. The combination of the two strains has led to a rapid increase in the number of cases in Malaysia. As for the newly discovered variant virus in the UK, it has not yet entered Malaysia, and the health authorities are paying close attention. Nosy Hill pointed out that the A701 virus strain was found in South Africa, Australia, the Netherlands, England and other places almost at the same time as Malaysia. The effect of this mutation has yet to be determined.

South Korea added 1,241 confirmed cases, a record high in a single day. The total number of confirmed cases in South Korea has reached 54,770, of which 773 have died.

The Health Department of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, stated on the 24th that there was a case of a new variant virus strain originating from the United Kingdom in the state. The patient flew from the UK to Frankfurt to visit relatives on the 20th of this month, and was diagnosed after undergoing screening upon entry. The patient’s family drove him back from the airport and isolated him at his family’s residence. In addition, following the United Kingdom and South Africa, Nigeria also found a variant of the new coronavirus. The African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that the Nigerian variant virus is not related to the virus found in the United Kingdom and South Africa. More samples are being analyzed, and it is only in a very preliminary stage. Need more time to study.

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【Taiwan Epidemic】

Taiwan today (12/25) added 4 confirmed cases of overseas immigration, totaling 780 cases. Chen Shizhong, the commander of the Central Epidemic Center, stated that a New Zealand pilot of EVA Air caused an aircraft cluster incident, and a total of 3 pilots (case 760) , 765, 766) were diagnosed and caused 1 local case (Case 771). The contacts of cases 760, 765, and 766 were tested. Chen Shizhong said that there were 149 contacts. Nucleic acid tests should be conducted for 106 people, and 2 They have not been tested abroad, and one of them will be tested after returning to Taiwan tonight. In this cluster, the positive cases were 765, 766 and 771, and the remaining 104 people were tested. The serum antibody test should be conducted on 99 people. 765 cases were positive, 95 were negative, and 2 were pending.

【China Epidemic】

The National Health Commission of China announced on the 25th that 14 new cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, including 7 imported cases and 7 local cases (all in Liaoning), and no new deaths. According to Liaoning officials, the seven new local cases were all in Dalian. The Dalian authorities stated that five streets in the main urban area of ​​Jinzhou are closed and controlled to prohibit residents from leaving their homes.

The fourth wave of the epidemic in Hong Kong continues. Today (25th), 57 new confirmed cases have been notified, 55 of which are local infections, 30 of which have no source of infection. The number of deaths increased to 136. A total of 95,440 people in China (including Hong Kong and Macau) were infected with the epidemic, of which 4770 died.

【International Epidemic】

Noor Hisham Abdullah, Director of the Ministry of Health of Malaysia, said today that the variant strain A701V of the new coronavirus discovered in Malaysia a few days ago has been found to belong to this virus in 85% of cases in the country. Nohisan pointed out that the A701 strain was first discovered in a mass infection in Sabah Prison and later spread to many places in Malaysia during the third wave of the epidemic. In addition to the A701 strain, researchers found another variant strain D614G in 100% of the cases in Malaysia. The combination of the two strains has led to a rapid increase in the number of cases in Malaysia. As for the newly discovered variant virus in the UK, it has not yet entered Malaysia, and the health authorities are paying close attention. Nosy Hill pointed out that the A701 virus strain was discovered in South Africa, Australia, the Netherlands, England and other places almost at the same time as Malaysia, and the influence of this mutation is temporarily unclear.

South Korean Prime Minister Ding Shijun announced today that the country has added 1,241 confirmed cases in the past day, setting a local record for a single day. Ding Shijun said that a large number of confirmed cases were found in the Seoul Eastern Detention Center the day before. The total number of confirmed cases in South Korea has reached 54,770, of which 773 have died.

According to statistics from Johns Hopkins University, the cumulative number of confirmed cases in California exceeded 2 million on the morning of the 24th local time, making it the first state in the United States to have more than 2 million infected people. California currently has more than 2.01 million confirmed cases. , Over 23,000 people died of illness. Health officials said that the Thanksgiving party at the end of last month caused the epidemic to intensify. At present, more than 18,000 patients diagnosed with Wufei are being hospitalized in California, and the intensive care units of many hospitals in the state are full of beds.

The Italian Ministry of Health announced on the 24th that there were 18,040 new confirmed cases and 505 deaths, a total of 2,93,317 confirmed cases, and 70,900 deaths, becoming after the United States, India, Brazil, Russia, France, the United Kingdom, and Turkey. The eighth country where the cumulative number of infected people exceeded 2 million.

The British Ministry of Health said on the 24th that more than 600,000 people have received the first dose of Pfizer vaccine. The Ministry of Health pointed out in a statement, “The government announced today that the number of people who received the first dose of Pfizer vaccine between December 8 and December 20 was 618,933.”

Following the United Kingdom and South Africa, Nigeria also found a variant of the new coronavirus. The African Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that the Nigerian variant virus is not related to the virus found in the United Kingdom and South Africa. More time to study.

(International Center / Comprehensive Foreign Telegraph Report)

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