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因Delta变体有高度传染性

发布者: 五毒 | 发布时间: 2021-6-21 23:21| 查看数: 75| 评论数: 0|



Israel's new government on Monday approved a contentious parade by Israeli nationalists through Palestinian areas around Jerusalem's Old City. It sets the stage for possible renewed confrontations just weeks after an 11-day war with Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip. Hamas called on Palestinians to "resist" the march.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has delayed plans to lift coronavirus restrictions by a month because of the highly contagious Delta variant, first identified in India. Johnson said on Monday that restrictions will now be lifted on July 19 instead of June 21.

He made those comments at a news conference in London on Monday. He said he is confident the country will be able to reopen on July 19. By then, he said, two-thirds of the British population are expected to be fully vaccinated. Meanwhile, Zimbabwe is reintroducing a lockdown in an attempt to contain the spread of a COVID-19 outbreak.

Vice President Constantino Chiwenga said in a televised speech this weekend that complacency has resulted in a spike in COVID-19 cases. In India, a number of states eased coronavirus restrictions on Monday, including the capital Delhi, as the number of new infections dropped to the lowest level in 74 days.

Also Monday, U.S.-based biotech company Novavax announced that Phase 3 clinical trials of its COVID-19 vaccine show it more than 90 percent effective at preventing the disease and providing good protection against variants.

The new chief of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan says U.N. peacekeepers are being blocked from accessing some sensitive areas, this despite an agreement by South Sudan's government to cooperate with the mission.

Nicholas Haysom was appointed by U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres earlier this year to oversee the activities of 14,500 U.N. soldiers and 2,000 police officers in the country. Via remote, I'm Marissa Melton, VOA News.


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