[The Global Times is in India, Brazil, Egypt, and South Africa, Hu Bofeng Li Xiaowei, Li Xiaoxiang, and Luqiang] Editor: “April 15th will be a node for the development of the Indian epidemic”, “Brazil’s health system may face the risk of collapse in April”, “vigilance” The African epidemic spreads or even reverse output “” South Africa may be infected with 60%-70%of the people “… With the spread of the global new crown pneumonia, people no longer just stare at China who has obtained the results of the stage of resistance to the epidemic, or it will become increasingly becoming increasingly becoming. The epidemic “epicenter” Europe and the United States desperately shaking the pot. Some regional powers outside the epidemic have also become concerned. In order to avoid becoming a new “explosion point” of the epidemic, India, Brazil, Egypt, and South Africa have been prepared for the “long -lasting war”. Anti -epidemic measures in these countries will be related to the development trend of global epidemics in the next stage. Despite their difficulties, they have to “fight”.
India: “Note” nationwide, Epidemic Prevention Training
The first case of new crown pneumonia in India appeared at the end of January. As of 2:30 pm local time on March 22, India confirmed a total of 341 new cases of new coronary pneumonia, adding 26 cases from the previous day. The Indian government has upgraded prevention and control measures. From 7:00 to 21:00 on the 22nd, India implemented a day’s “public curfew”. On the evening of the 19th, Indian Prime Minister Modi delivered a 30 -minute television speech. When he announced the ban, he called on the public to “voluntarily home and avoid going out.” The Indian government also announced that all international passenger flights have been suspended from 22nd to 29th. On the 22nd, the Indian railway system announced the cancellation of more than 3,500 trains, which means that the national railway is almost suspended.
In New Delhi, the capital of India, the reporters of the Global Times saw that the school, gym, and cinemas were almost shut down. Most of the restaurants posted a notice of “only takeaway, not to eat”. From the video sent by Indian friends on the 22nd, some Indian police check the pedestrian documents, and even the police who “scared” a ride to “stroll” with a stick and let them go home quickly.
Earlier, the New Delhi City Government had banned more than 50 ralments, except for the wedding. According to reporters, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Heideraba have also adopted similar epidemic prevention measures. In India, March is a famous “wedding season”. The Global Times reporter attended the wedding of Indian friends in March last year. In February of this year, a family living in the community of the reporter began to prepare for the wedding, but a week ago, the good sheds were demolished again. The victim said: “We are worried that guests are infected with viruses at the wedding, and we have to postpone the wedding.” In the past few days, the reporter could hear the mobility of the mobility of the hyper -epidemic prevention matters in the mobility of the mobility. Residents werehed their hands, wearing masks, and avoiding participating in large assemblies. Last Saturday night, the reporter went to a supermarket chain store in New Delhi, and found that rice noodles, meat, poultry, egg milk, paper towels, and hand sanations were snapped up. Saqin, a salesperson in the daily department store, told reporters that the first batch of “crazy buyers” appeared on the 18th, “this may be related to the rumor New Delhi to block the city.” However, Indian senior medical experts and health officials have stated that according to the results of the virus sample testing currently obtained, India has not yet spread any community, and “and” have the ability to take measures to avoid this situation. “
Bloomberg reported on the 17th that YaG John, the former head of the Hindu Medical Research Council Virus Research Center, said that the number of confirmed cases in India has grown slowly, but with April 15 as the node, “this number may 10 may 10 Double growth. Some people in India also said when they communicated with reporters that considering factors such as population density, medical level, and government mobilization ability, they did not want India to develop outbreaks. The most worried about the Indian people is insufficient detection ability. The Hindu reported that the Indian government is working hard to purchase more high -quality detection kits. At present, the comprehensive testing capacity of various institutions in India is 10,000 daily.
As a large country in South Asia, India is also trying to help other countries in the domain fight against the epidemic. Modi attended the video conference on the “South Asian Regional Cooperation Alliance” on the 15th. It was suggested to set up an emergency fund to respond to the epidemic under the “South League” framework and promise to provide the fund with $ 10 million. Modi called on countries to “unite and not fight each other.”
Brazil: Feeling that the epidemic in April will “skyrocket”
The epidemic strikes, Brazil, which is far away from South America, announced on March 20 that it has entered a state of public disaster. According to the forecast of the Brazilian Minister of Health Man Dai Tower on the 20th, the Latin American country with a population of 210 million will have a “skyrocketing” in April, and “the health system may face the risk of collapse.” According to the recent statement of Brazil’s “G1” news network, “Brazilians infection virus is the same as Italy and is accelerating.” On February 26, San Paulo, the largest city of Brazil, confirmed the country’s first new crown pneumonia. The patient had traveled to Italy. This is also the first new crown pneumonia diagnosis case in Latin America. As of 7:40 on the 22nd local time, the health departments of Brazil notified a total of 1209 confirmed cases. Among them, St. Paul and Rio have the worst epidemic. The “G1” also quoted the estimated values from many universities and German researchers in Pakistan: Brazil every 54 hours and 43 minutes, and the confirmed cases doubled.
It can be said that after nearly a month, the “painting style” of Brazil’s epidemic prevention gradually changed, and it gradually strictly. This weekend, Madus, a student of the Rio de Janeiro Catholic University, gave a thumbs up when he saw the Global Times reporter to replace the usual handshake. Madis said that although Brazil had confirmed input cases at the end of February, it did not attract people’s attention. From the end of February to the beginning of March, Brazil was still immersed in the joy of the carnival. The streets were crowded, and the shops were full of people. When the government announced on March 13th that the classes were suspended on the 16th, there were more protective talents. The Brazil “Global News” has criticized “the Federal Federal Government is slow”. Relevant reports said that the government was not established until March 16 that the government had set up an emergency office. Rio announced on the 19th that “Fengzhou” -The temporarily interrupted intercity transportation, inter -state transportation (except private cars), domestic flights and cruise ships were temporarily interrupted from 00:00 on the 21st. In this regard, Bosonaro believes that the local government’s actions are “too exaggerated” and “Rio is not an independent country.” He also criticized the decision of local governments to close business places to damage the national economy.
Starting from March 15, Argentina and other countries have announced the closure of the border with Brazil. However, according to the “Paul Page” report, the Brazilian Ministry of Health initially thought it was “unnecessary.” Unlike the early restrictions on international flights and the entry of passengers from specific regions, the Brazilian government only announced on the 20th that passengers from related countries with severe epidemics from the 23rd local time from the 23rd local time. Brazil has not taken compulsory isolation measures for Brazilian citizens, Brazilian residence permit holders, and foreign civil servants who have obtained the Brazilian government.
According to Brazil’s “UOL” report on the 20th, health experts said that “Latin America has not yet prepared for the epidemic.” Saint Paul’s infectious pathologist Silva said: “Brazil’s public health system is at stake. Even if the advanced European countries are still difficult to fight epidemic, what else can we expect?”
According to the “St. Paul Page” reported on the 22nd, the “City of God” in the “City of God” in the Saint -Paido slum has found a certain case, and there are suspected cases in multiple slums. Brazilian public health expert Bes warned that the government must take emergency measures to help domestic disadvantaged groups.
Egypt: The most critical in the next two weeks
On the evening of February 14, local time in Cairo, the Egyptian Health and Population Department and the WHO issued news bulletin saying that the first new crown virus infection in the African continent was issued. In March, there were not many cases in Egypt, but the turning point appeared on March 6. Egypt officials said that 12 infected people were found on a cruise from Aswan to Lukeso, all of which were Egyptian employees on the cruise ship. Essence On the 8th, a total of 45 infected people were detected on the ship. On the same day, Egypt was the first death case, and the deceased was a German tourist. The Ministry of Health of Egypt issued a statement on the evening of the 21st that there were 294 cumulative diagnosis cases and 10 cumulative deaths.
Although the data of Egypt ’s existing epidemics do not seem to be” amazing “, Farahart, a senior researcher at the Egyptian Pyramid Political and Strategic Research Center, told the Global Times reporter:” Egypt’s epidemic prevention and control determines the Middle Northern Africa and even even The overall situation of the world. In February this year, Egypt became the first country with a population of over 100 million in the Central and Northern Africa. Every year, millions of people worked overseas, mainly in the Gulf area, and Egypt attracted more than 10 million tourists each year. Iran’s outbreak is a major warning to Egypt. We must take strong measures to prevent viruses from spreading. In particular, there are nearly 30 million people in the Greater Cairo area. ” Weekly; all international flights were suspended from 19th to 31st; coffee shops, restaurants, and shopping malls reduced night business hours. Now, there are more Egyptians wearing masks in public.
“In the next two weeks, it is the critical period of Egyptian resistance.” An Egyptian public health expert who was unwilling to disclose his name told the Global Times reporter that most of the confirmed cases of Egypt have traced back, which are related to foreign tourists. The Egyptian government’s determination to suspend the two weeks of international flights is an important measure for “external defense input”. Disclosure, closure of shopping malls, and stop gathering activities are designed to “internal defense diffusion”. Also Egyptian scholars said that with the development of the epidemic, it is not ruled out that the government’s improving on some areas.
“The African mainland is currently only an epidemic input, but in view of the relatively backward African public health system, it is necessary to be alert to the spread of the epidemic and even reverse output.” Tell reporters like this. Speaking of the development of the epidemic, Mandehari, the director of the East China Sea Regional Office, who is responsible for North Africa affairs, said: “Local communication may continue to exceed foreign input in the future, which is a worrying signal.” He also emphasized that all countries can be able Benefit from China’s anti -epidemic experience.
South Africa: The army will use the army in emergency state
South Africa is currently the country with the largest number of new crown pneumonia in Sahara Africa. South Africa reported on the first case of March 5, and patients traveled to Italy. On the 17th, local infection cases in South Africa. As of March 21, South Africa had reported 240 confirmed cases. With the development of the epidemic, the South African government “like an enemy.” According to the British “Sunday Times” reported on the 22nd, South African Minister of Health Mu Kaiz said that if the epidemic spreads, South Africa can use the army to resist, and the national blockade will also be the last means before the “emergency state”.
South Africa with a population of about 57 million is one of the most developed economies in Africa and an important shipping hub for the African continent. On the 15th, when there were more than 60 cases in South Africa, President Rama Tosa announced that he entered the “national disaster state” (light than the “emergency state”) and decided to implement a series of measures such as travel ban and closing schools. These include prohibiting citizens entering the country from high -risk countries, closing 35 land ports and 2 offshore ports, and banning more than 100 public activities. After that, many South African departments began to implement more stringent measures. The government stipulates that “those who can prosecute to deliberately spread the new crown virus include attacks, murder or murder.” The business hours of public places such as holiday restaurants have been restricted. “All bars must be closed before 18”. Violation of these regulations will be considered crime, and rumors will be fined or imprisoned. South African airlines have announced the ceiling all international flights until June. The Ministry of Trade and Industry of South Africa signed the “Disaster Management Law” on the 19th to make clear restrictions on the price increase of goods. When a total of more than 200 confirmed cases within half a month, the Minister of Health in South Africa admits that South Africa is currently facing difficult anti-epidemic pressure. According to the current virus diffusion scale, South Africa may be infected by 60%-70%of the people, including some of which 20%of people will have severe symptoms. “We must face this reality, and the virus sweeps South Africa is only a matter of time.” At present, the South African government has the ability to test 5,000 people per day, and 30,000 people can reach a daily detection in mid -April.
According to a reporter from the Global Times, although the South African government realized that the epidemic prevention situation was severe, the public level attaches significantly. Some South Africans also asked reporters: “Is the new crown pneumonia? Is it the same as the usual flu?” The Haoden province where Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa is currently the worst province of the epidemic situation. After entering the “national disaster state”, some regions of Joyburg once snapped up. Phenomenon of life materials. By the weekend, the flow of people on the streets and shopping malls has not decreased, and even some people organize collective riding, running marathon and other activities. Most of South Africa’s mid -to -low -paying class travels about 14 small buses. The space in the car is narrow and often overloaded, but there are few passengers wearing masks.
The South Africans, who works in China, recently shared their experiences of isolation in China and the lessons of Chinese anti -epidemic experience in CapeTalk of Radio, and urged South Africans to “do a good job of self -protection is responsible for society.” South Africa’s “Post Guardian” commented that the Chinese government’s high enforcement has ensured the effectiveness of epidemic prevention measures, but it is difficult for the South African government to take compulsory means at this stage to limit people’s travel and family gatherings.
Nevertheless, the attitude and measures of South Africa epidemic prevention still affect other African countries. After South Africa announced that it entered the “state disaster state”, Zimbabwe, a neighboring country, who had not had confirmed cases at that time, immediately announced the improvement of epidemic prevention, and Namibia also announced that it entered the “national emergency state”.
Source: Global Times