In the press review of this Friday, March 12, we will discuss: The return of infections due to gatherings around meals, insulin syringes should not be used for injections against COVID-19 and a baby panda who is making his first not.
The return of infections due to gatherings around meals
According to the government, the number of newly infected people per 100,000 population in the week to March 9 was 13 in Tokyo and Chiba departments, 10 in Saitama and 9 in Kanagawa. . Mr. Omi stressed that despite the establishment of the state of emergency, the health situation is not improving as it should. He explains this situation by the fact that “ the whole of society has gotten used to the state of emergency and that infection passes through clustering around food and drink. He further proposed that the government certify companies that take infection control measures; and establish a framework for putting in place supportive measures.
Insulin syringes for COVID-19 vaccination?
The government ” will not recommend That insulin syringes intended for diabetic patients be used for COVID-19 vaccinations, Immunization Minister Taro Kono said on March 11. Uji-Tokushukai Medical Center in Uji announced that seven doses of the vaccine can be extracted from a vial using an insulin syringe, instead of five with the usual syringes or six with the special syringes. But Mr Kono responded to the growing concerns of diabetic patients about the limited supply of insulin syringes: “ We should never allow a shortage of insulin syringes that are needed for their initial use.“.
A baby panda takes its first steps
A female giant panda baby took her first steps on March 7 and exposed herself to the public today, the Adventure World Zoo in Shirahama City, Wakayama County, announced. Born on November 22, 2020, he weighed 157 grams at birth and 5,975 grams on March 10. The nearly four-month-old female’s hind legs are still unstable, the zoo said, but her footsteps are getting stronger every day, so she’ll be able to climb a tree around five months old. The establishment decided to have the public vote for the baby’s name, among Kohin, Shohin and Fuhin. The name with the most votes will be announced on March 18.