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US epidemic rebounds Republican and Democratic parties urge Trump to wear masks

Trump rarely wears masks in public.  AP
Trump rarely wears masks in public. 
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The number of confirmed cases of the New Coronary Pneumonia in the United States increased to 2.53 million, accounting for a quarter of the world’s total, and more than 125,000 deaths. Several states have recently rebounded, worrying about the second wave of outbreaks.

Vice President Pence met with Texas Governor Abbott to discuss speeding up virus testing. He also believed that young people should be tested for viruses if they were worried, and encouraged people to wear masks.

Regarding President Trump rarely wearing masks in public, some Republican and Democratic congressmen and governors think Trump should set an example. Speaker of the House of Representatives Pelosi supported the mask injunction, and also pointed out that real men should wear masks.

However, the Minister of Health, Assal, refuted that Trump, as a world leader, has a special status and is subject to daily testing, which is in a different situation than other people.

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Presidential election outpost and local law election Green Party victory over Macron frustrated

The Macron government was accused of failing to respond to the epidemic and frustrated the election.  AP
The Macron government was accused of failing to respond to the epidemic and frustrated the election. 
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France held a second round of municipal elections on Sunday. Under the influence of the new coronary pneumonia epidemic, the turnout rate was only 40%. Prime Minister Philip was elected mayor in his hometown of Le Havre. The Paris mayor Hidalgo defeated the candidate of the ruling Republican Progressive Party and declared a successful re-election. The Macron government was accused of being ineffective in responding to the epidemic. The Republican Progressive Party, which participated in the municipal elections for the first time, failed to win victory in the major urban constituencies. Instead, the Green Party sprang up, and its candidates won the election of mayors in important cities such as Lyon, Marseille, Strasbourg, and Bordeaux.

Macron congratulated Philip on his victory this time. French law allowed Philip to continue as prime minister, and appointed members of his campaign team as mayor of Le Havre. Whether Philip will take office as mayor depends on the prospects of the French government’s reorganization. According to some analysis, Macron, who is considering restructuring the cabinet, may have new choices for the prime minister.

As for the Green Party, which continued to be strong after last year’s European Parliament elections, winning in key places such as Lyon, Marseille, Bordeaux, and Strasbourg was described by the media as a “green wave.” However, the ruling party led by Macron did not perform well and failed to win in major cities.

Insiders of the Republican Progressive Party bluntly told the Figaro: “This is not just a green wave, but a green tsunami…the 2022 election will be the rise of the Green Party.”

For the ruling party, the Republican Progressive Party, failed, the French government Spokesperson Ndiaye expressed disappointment. The party was founded by Macron before the 2017 presidential election. This is the first time the Republican Progressive Party has participated in municipal elections. Analysts say the party has not cultivated at the local level.

This local election is regarded as the outpost of the presidential election in 2022. It was originally scheduled to be held at the end of March, but it was postponed due to the epidemic. This time, the election of mayors and local officials in about 5,000 cities and towns in the country has a turnout rate of only Up to 40%.

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Spreading disagreement with Johnson Love and British Cabinet Secretary and National Security Advisor to resign

Mark Sedwill, Britain’s most senior civil servant, cabinet secretary and national security adviser (Mark Sedwill), announced his resignation on Sunday after he reported a disagreement with Prime Minister Johnson’s celebrity and chief political adviser Dominic Cummings. There have been rumors that Johnson planned to reorganize the civil service, and Cummings once criticized Sedwell that the government department failed to respond quickly to change.

Sedwell (left) reported a disagreement with Gammings (right).  AP
Sedwell (left) reported a disagreement with Gammings (right). 
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54-year-old Sedwell is a senior diplomat appointed by the former Prime Minister Wen Cuishan in 2018, but has been accused of lacking a response to the new coronary pneumonia epidemic. In recent months, the media has always accused him of being at odds with Cammins, because Cammins has repeatedly criticized the civil service for being inflexible. There are reports that Cummings warned his assistant last week that “the rain is coming.”

In an interview with Sky News on Sunday, Secretary of the Interior Peng Dailing also hinted that the government will have reforms. It is rumored that the reform of the civil service system will be the responsibility of Cammins. The Secretary of the Cabinet of the United Kingdom is the highest-ranking civil servant in the United Kingdom, whose main responsibility is to provide government policy advice to the Prime Minister. Previously, Sedwell was a professional diplomat. He worked for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs for 20 years and served as an ambassador for Afghanistan.

Earlier this year, Johnson forced the Chancellor of the Exchequer to resign in order to strengthen control of the state’s finances. Earlier this month, he announced that he would merge the diplomatic and aid services.

Sedwell’s letter to Johnson stated that after experiencing the most severe crisis of the New Coronavirus, “the government is now focusing on domestic and global recovery and revitalization,” and he will leave his post accordingly. He said that he will officially leave office at the end of September.

The Johnson Office issued a statement thanking Sedwell for his “outstanding contribution” in the past. Johnson also invited Sedwell to serve as the rotating chairman of the Group of Seven (7) industrial countries (G7) in the United Kingdom and host the G7 Summit, where he will lead the Global Economic Security Committee.

British and EU negotiator Frost (David Frost) will succeed Sedwell in mid-August and become the British national security adviser. As for the position of cabinet secretary, another person will be found.

Sedwell questioned the change at this time. Shadow cabinet policy chief Helen Hayes said: “In the next few months, when millions of jobs are expected to face threats, Johnson and Gunmings are anxious to reorganize the British government, which is a serious concern. .”

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Tokyo epidemic shows signs of recovery

Japan’s new coronary pneumonia epidemic shows signs of recovery. On Sunday, 113 new confirmed cases were added, setting a new high after the emergency was lifted. The cumulative number of confirmed cases reached more than 18,500. Among them, there are 60 newly confirmed cases in Tokyo, which is also the highest value of the number of new cases in Tokyo in a single day after the state of emergency is lifted. Among them, 39 cases have unknown infection routes. In addition, Tokyo Disneyland and Disney Sea reopened on Wednesday.

The Tokyo epidemic shows signs of recovery.  AP
The Tokyo epidemic shows signs of recovery. 
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Since Tokyo has lifted the emergency and returned to normal life, new cases have double digits almost every day. In the past 7 days, the local average number of infected persons reached 47.7, and the cumulative number of infected persons was 6114.

Among the 60 new patients on Sunday, 33 were in the 20s to 30s and 12 were in the 30s to 40s, which is in line with the current trend of global new coronary pneumonia cases shifting from elderly patients to young people.

According to the regional analysis, the number of infected persons in nightclubs, nightclubs and other closed business places at night is 31, more than half.

But at the same time, it is worth noting that although Tokyo has reopened, there have been double digits in new cases every day, but almost all are mild or even asymptomatic patients, which were discovered by detection.

A meeting of Japanese experts assessed that the second wave of the epidemic is unlikely at this stage throughout Japan. Kang Min, Nishimura, the minister in charge of economic regeneration, also said that the current increase in new cases is slower than the announcement of the emergency in April. Therefore, from an economic perspective, there is no need for Japan to issue a new emergency state of coronary artery pneumonia.

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Female barista barista who refused to serve without a hood received a crowdfunding tip of 620,000

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Gutierrez thanked him for filming and would use this money to pursue his dreams. 
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In the New Coronary Pneumonia epidemic, the barista Lenin Gutierrez of Starbucks, San Diego, California, asked a female customer to wear a mask and was humiliated by the other party’s photo and uploaded to the social network for public review. However, a large number of netizens criticized the practices of female customers, and others initiated crowdfunding, which has so far raised nearly 80,000 US dollars (about 620,000 Hong Kong dollars) for Gutierrez.

The incident occurred on Monday morning, when 24-year-old Gutierrez was working as usual, the female customer named Amber Lynn Gilles did not wear a mask, walked into the store, and tried to buy a drink. Gu Luis first asked her if she had a mask. When he wanted to further explain the company’s guidelines to customers, the other party immediately made trouble, took a picture of Gutierrez, uploaded Facebook, and posted: “From Starbucks’s Gutierrez refused to serve because I didn’t wear a mask. Next time I will wait for the police to arrive and bring a health waiver certificate.”

However, instead of getting sympathy from netizens, Gilles’ post caused a lot of anger. They both supported Gutierrez and launched a tipping campaign on the crowdfunding website. They originally wanted to raise US$1,000 (HK$78,000) for him, but they eventually raised nearly US$80,000.

For the support of netizens, Gutierrez thanked the filmer for saying, “I just want to remind everyone to be kind to others, love each other, and remember to wear masks.”

He said he would use the money to pursue his dream of being a dancer. The painting donated to some organizations in the San Diego community.

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Think tank report: Australia faces risk of outbreak again

June 22 (Reporter Hao Yalin) Australia plans to enter the third phase of relaxation of epidemic prevention and control in July, but the latest research report released by the Australian think tank Gratton Institute pointed out that the country is in the “new normal” During the transition period, the epidemic situation may break out again, and prevention and control measures may need to be re-implemented or upgraded.

  According to data from the Australian Federal Department of Health, as of 21:00 on the 21st, local time, there were 7461 confirmed cases in Australia, 102 deaths and 6896 cured cases.

  The report pointed out that the risk of recurrence of the epidemic in the workplace is the highest, so the resumption of work should be slowly promoted; schools should strictly implement the policy of maintaining social distance, and the school should be closed as soon as a confirmed case is found; if there is still a community spread situation, shopping and shopping should continue And other activities to implement restrictions; local governments should be prepared to re-implement prevention and control measures to cope with possible recurrence of the epidemic.

  In response to the possible recurrence of the epidemic, the report recommends that the government vigorously develop services such as telemedicine and residential hospitals, residential rehabilitation, and residential elderly care; strengthen the planning and construction of health systems; and strengthen the construction of related industrial chains.

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South Korean Center for Disease Control: South Korea has seen its second wave of new pneumonia outbreaks

according to Yonhap News Agency, the head of the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said that South Korea has seen a second wave of new pneumonia outbreaks. According to statistics from the Korean Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC), as of 02:00 on the 22nd local time, South Korea had 17 new cases of new coronavirus infections in the past 24 hours, the smallest increase in the past month, and a total of 12,438 cases were diagnosed.

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WHO warns that the new wave of new pneumonia outbreak threatens the real existence

When attending a celebration, WHO Director-General Tan Desai pointed out that the threat of the second wave of the new coronavirus is real, and there is still a chance for the epidemic to break out again, calling on people of all countries not to take it lightly and to protect themselves.

Tan Desai warned that the second wave of the epidemic threatened to exist.  AP map
Tan Desai warned that the second wave of the epidemic threatened to exist. 
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The famous fountain on Lake Geneva in Switzerland reopened. Tan Desai attended the celebration and delivered a speech, pointing out that although the European epidemic has tended to alleviate, the global situation is still grim. There is still a long way to go before the fight against the epidemic. Wei recommends that all countries continue to track, isolate, and detect people with symptoms.

He also warned that the second wave of epidemic threats are real, and he called on all countries to continue to unite against the epidemic and do not take it lightly. He suggested that countries continue to strengthen their tracking, isolation and detection work.

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U.S. 100-year-old World War II veteran dismisses female nurse after being killed by opponent’s hammer

A veteran who had participated in World War II in New York State, USA, recently celebrated his 100th birthday with his family. Due to the continuing epidemic of new pneumonia, in order to reduce the risk of infection, the family decided to dismiss a female nurse who had been taking care of him. Unexpectedly, there was a murderous opportunity, and the old man was beaten to death with a hammer.

Centenary Rui (left) was beaten to death by a female nurse (right) with a hammer.  twitter
Centenary Rui (left) was beaten to death by a female nurse (right) with a hammer. 
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According to foreign media reports, Gerald Early, a US veteran who had participated in the Second World War, just passed his 100th birthday in March this year. His children fired his daughter, Michael, because they lived in New York, the most severely affected area Kai (Brenda McKay), instead of being taken care of by three children and six grandchildren, hopes to help him avoid any risk of infection. However, on the 6th of this month, Ariel was found unconscious at home and sent to the hospital. The hospital announced that he was dead. An autopsy report was released this week, confirming that he died of a trauma to the hammer.

After questioning Eriel’s family and neighbors on the street, the local police believed that McKay was suspected of being involved in the case. The police allege that McKay had no criminal record, but had contacted her as many as 20 times in the past 20 years for reasons including quarrels with neighbors.

The local police said that at present, it is preliminarily judged that McKay is committing a single crime without any accomplices. He will be charged with second-degree murder and will be remanded in custody pending trial.

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Twitter removed more than 170,000 accounts involving Chinese message manipulation

The social networking site Twitter announced that it closed more than 170,000 accounts, alleging that they were related to the activities of the Chinese government to manipulate information, including praise for China’s handling of the epidemic and comments on Hong Kong demonstrations.

The social networking site Twitter announced that it closed more than 170,000 accounts.  AP map
The social networking site Twitter announced that it closed more than 170,000 accounts. 
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Twitter pointed out that more than 170,000 accounts that were closed belong to the same network and involve information activities related to the country’s manipulation. The content is mainly related to demonstrations in Hong Kong and the new coronary pneumonia epidemic. The reason for Twitter’s closure of related accounts is a violation of the platform manipulation policy . Twitter pointed out that more than 20,000 of them are very active users, and the remaining 150,000 are used to distribute content posted by active accounts.

Twitter refers to the policy that users should not use Twitter’s services to artificially amplify or suppress messages, or artificially increase their followers or interactions with others.