Tuesday, February 23, 2021

In the US, half a million deaths due to covid: “We must not become numb with grief.”


Spouses Biden and spouse Harris paid tribute to the victims of the pandemic. Photo: Reuters

Total deaths of patients with covidom-19 climbed to 500,236, the highest of any country in the world, according to Johns Hopkins University. All flags at federal facilities will be lowered to half-mast for the next five days in mourning, the BBC reports.

American President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and their partners paid their respects to the victims with a minute of silence in by lighting candles in front of the White House. “As a nation, we must not accept such a cruel fate. We have to resist not to become numb from grief,“said President Biden, who emphasized that the number of victims was higher from the total number of American victims of the first in World War II and the Vietnam War combined.

Today, I ask all Americans to remember those we lost, in of those we left behind for sabo,“said Biden in called on Americans to fight together covidu.

The number of deaths in a month or. from Bidn’s inaugurations increased for as many as 100,000.

Life expectancy for one year shorter

Refrigeration units that served as temporary mortuaries in New York City last March.  Photo: Reuters

Refrigeration units that served as temporary morgues in New York City last March. Photo: Reuters

American center for supervision in Disease Prevention (CDC) announced last week that Americans’ life expectancy has shortened during the pandemic for one year.

Shorter life expectancy is even more acute for minorities who have been disproportionately affected by the virus. During January in in June 2020, the life expectancy of blacks was shortened for three years, and the life expectancy of Latin Americans for 2.4 years.

According to the estimates of the Institute for health matrices in evaluation (WONDER) another 90,000 people are expected to die by 1 June.

A year ago, I had no idea that half a million Americans could die from this disease. We have so much capacity in this country in resources. Everything could have been prevented in this should not happen. We need to consider where we went wrong in answered incorrectly“is for The BBC said the dean of the school for public health at the university Brown Ashish Jha.

Research Institute Survey Pew showed that now 54 percent of Americans know someone who has died for covidom-19 or had to go to the hospital because of it.

Number of daily infections in hospitalizacij on

The new coronavirus infection has so far been confirmed in more than 28.2 million Americans, which is also a world record. Eleven million infections were confirmed in India and ten million in Brazil.

There were 56,500 new infections and 1,250 deaths on Monday. That’s a big drop from January, when there were 200,000 infections a day and up to 4,000 deaths.

The number of daily hospitalizations has been falling for 40 days, and about 1.6 million people are vaccinated every day in the United States. Biden said they will have enough vaccine by the end of July for 300 million people, but also that the situation may return to normal perhaps only by Christmas. For the first 100 days of his term, he set out to vaccinate 100 million people. However, experts are concerned about the growing number of new versions of the virus that could cause new outbreaks.





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