Ignoring warnings in the early stages of the epidemic, the White House missed the “opportunity window” to fight the epidemic
According to reports from the US “New York Times” and other media, on January 18, the US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azza first notified the White House of the potential severity of the outbreak. For early warning, US President Trump ignored it.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the first case of new coronavirus infection in the United States.
Although the White House New Crown Special Working Group was established afterward, they focused on issues such as the evacuation of overseas Chinese. The most critical virus detection issue, according to several participants, members of the working group usually only discuss it at the end of the meeting.
Several federal senators asked if Congress needed to approve additional epidemic prevention funds, but the federal government did not submit additional budget applications at the time. Trump also predicted that the virus will disappear in April.
As of that time, the United States could only test 100 samples per day. Due to the limitation of detection ability, CDC has to limit the detection personnel, only close contacts can detect.
End of February
At this point, there are less than 4,000 people testing across the United States.
With the shortage of medical supplies, the contradiction between the federal government and the state government is intensifying, and prevention and control are becoming more and more difficult.
The United States has declared a state of emergency. It has been nearly two months since the first confirmed case of new pneumonia was reported by the United States on January 15. Due to the missed golden window of prevention and control, imported cases were out of control, community transmission was undetected, and the epidemic quickly spread throughout the United States.
The states are overwhelmed and fighting each other. Multi-state medical and public health systems are overloaded. American media has reported many times that some hospital medical staff have to work in garbage bags because of the lack of protective clothing.
The contradiction between the federal government and the state government has also intensified, making prevention and control more difficult.
Affected by the new crown pneumonia epidemic and the global oil price drop, US stocks triggered the market fuse mechanism four times. Analysts said that due to the failure of the OPEC negotiations, the price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia on crude oil prices has caused oil prices to plummet, causing panic in the market.
In addition to the global epidemic of the New Coronary Pneumonia epidemic, including New York State, where the American Stock Exchange is located, the number of New Crown diagnoses tripled over the weekend, which continued to cause global investors to impact the supply chain and weaken the economy. Field will.
The number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States exceeds 10,000, more than a month after the first confirmed case of new coronary pneumonia was reported in the United States.
On the aircraft carrier “Roosevelt”, there were three sailors who tested positive for the New Coronavirus. The United States Navy found the first confirmed case of New Coronary Pneumonia on a warship carrying out its mission. After a lapse of 6 days, the outbreak of the New Coronary Pneumonia on the “Roosevelt”, the captain refused to write for assistance.
The total number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States exceeds 200,000, with a total of 203,608 cases, making it the first country in the world to have a diagnosis of more than 200,000. It is only 11 days before the reported number of new cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States exceeds 10,000.
During this period, New York State became the epicenter of the epidemic in the United States, when nearly half of the confirmed cases came from New York State.
A concentrated infection in a prison in Cook County, the United States, and 276 detainees tested positive for new coronavirus.
For the first time in the history of the United States, 50 states, the capital Washington, DC, and the four overseas territories of the US Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico have all entered a “catastrophic state.”
Trump announced on April 14 that the United States suspended the provision of financial support to WHO. He accused the World Health Organization of not sharing the epidemic information in a timely manner, not providing timely advice on epidemic prevention policies, and not promptly announcing the “global pandemic.” The organization is “responsible for so many deaths.”
US President Trump called the protection of American employment and will suspend the issuance of green cards for 60 days. After that, he signed an administrative order suspending immigration to restrict immigration to protect employment in the United States.
The epidemic situation is still grim, and the United States is eager to restart the economy despite the consequences.
New York State Governor Como said that after a vote, New York State announced the cancellation of the presidential primaries scheduled for June 23.
But since then, US President Trump announced the “Opening up America again” plan on the 16th. It plans to reopen the social and economic life of the United States in three stages, but when and how to open will be decided by the states. Decide.
The United States is generally concerned that “premature restart” will undoubtedly allow the virus to “freely spread”, thereby increasing the risk of causing a second wave of infection.
American epidemiologist Anthony Fudge also worried that even the resumption of work on May 1 was too optimistic.
Timeline review of the new U.S. Coronary Pneumonia epidemic
The first confirmed case of new pneumonia occurred in the United States.
The number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States has exceeded 100,000, reaching the highest in the world.
The cumulative number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States exceeds 120,000.
As states have begun testing newer coronaviruses more widely, the number of confirmed cases has also increased geometrically. As of then, the United States became the first country with more than 200,000 confirmed cases.
The number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States has exceeded 300,000, of which more than 40,000 cases increased on the 4th day.
There are more than 400,000 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States.
The evening of April 10
The cumulative number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States increased by nearly 100,000 to more than 500,000 cases.
There are more than 600,000 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States.
There are more than 700,000 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States.
There are more than 800,000 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States.
There are more than 900,000 confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States.
The number of confirmed cases of new coronary pneumonia in the United States has exceeded 1 million, which is far more than any other country in the world.