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THE NUMBER ➡ 6 millions | This is the number of doses of vaccines that were administered in two days in the United States, which continues to accelerate its campaign against Covid-19.
The data scientist of the White House, in charge of overseeing this campaign, confirmed this via a tweet:
Just in: +3.04 doses reported administered as of 6am data cutoff, today vs yesterday. First time we have had 3M or more in two consecutive days. Also second consecutive day reporting more than 2M first doses per day. Making progress!
– Cyrus Shahpar (@ cyrusshahpar46) March 21, 2021
According to the US Department of Health, nearly a quarter of the US population has received at least one dose of the vaccine and 13.3% of Americans are fully vaccinated.
HE SAID ➡ OLIVIER VERAN | The Minister of Health announces yet another acceleration of vaccinations in France, with the reinforcement of the army health service: “The army health service will work to develop a certain number of large vaccination centers – we can call them vaccinodromes or megacentres, whatever the name (…). There are at least 35 centers that will be deployed by both the army and the firefighters on the national territory. And we are deploying them with the State, Medicare, a number of others as well. “ According to the executive, the goal is to vaccinate 30 million people by the summer, including 10 million by mid-April and 20 million in mid-May.
THE INFO ➡ UYGHOURS: SANCTIONS AGAINST CHINA | The European Union, Great Britain, the United States and Canada have decided on sanctions against the China which persecutes the Uyghur Muslim minority in Xinjiang. The EU has banned some Chinese officials from traveling to Europe, freezing their assets. In response, the Chinese regime has also announced against sanctions against European figures.
— Mediavenir (@Mediavenir) March 22, 2021