The U.S. epidemic is spreading at the ＂fastest speed＂, and the Biden team: We want to know where the masks are
[Global Times reporter Da Xiao Chen Xin] On the 15th local time, the new crown pneumonia epidemic in the United States reached another gloomy "milestone"-the number of confirmed cases exceeded 11 million. From 8 million cases to 9 million cases, the United States took 16 days; from 9 million cases to 10 million cases, it took 10 days; from 10 million cases to 11 million cases, it took only 6 days. According to Reuters, this set the fastest rate of spread since the outbreak in the United States. A map of the US epidemic that has been marked in red almost across the country is shocking. The US "Foreign Policy" magazine said that almost every state in the United States has become a hot spot for the epidemic, which looks like a "complete epidemic disaster." As of the evening of the 16th Beijing time, 246,236 Americans have lost their lives due to the new crown pneumonia epidemic. However, the struggle in American politics around the general election and the transition of power is becoming the latest obstacle to the fight against the epidemic.
Beauty nurse: The patient was sent to a special room to wait for death
"My biggest worry is that we will see what happens in other countries in the United States-people die on the streets." Michael Oldford, an adviser to President-elect Biden of the United States, issued a severe warning in an interview on the NBC program on the 15th. , Saying that the United States is in a "very dangerous period", the medical system is collapsing, "really collapsing." On the same day, the number of newly confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States exceeded 100,000 for the 13th consecutive day, reaching 133,045.
The New York Post reported on the 16th that a nurse sent to Texas described the "horror" situation in the local hospital. A nurse named Rivers said that the University of El Paso Medical Center where she works has a room called "the deep pit". The worst-case COVID-19 patients will be sent there to "wait for death". Can receive 3 rounds of cardiopulmonary resuscitation for a total of 6 minutes. In response to this allegation, the medical center stated in a statement that although it sympathized with the medical staff, it "cannot fully verify the incident."