The number of new Covid-19 cases worldwide hit a new daily record this week, with more than 3.7 million infections recorded in a 24-hour period. Deaths from the disease also reached an unprecedented level in Australia and reached the highest level since February in the UK. But at the same time, the number of new cases has started to fall dramatically in these countries and also in the United States after peaking days ago.
In this episode of CNN Mundo, Lourival Sant’Anna presents an overview of the situation of the Covid-19 pandemic on the international scene. Another topic on the podcast this week is the decision of US President Joe Biden to choose businesswoman Elizabeth Bagley as the new US ambassador to Brasília. Bagley was a donor to the Democratic Party, was an advisor to three secretaries of state and ambassador to Lisbon.
The episode also brings together a balance of issues highlighted in the international news in the last week, including the news that Serbian tennis player Novak Djokovic bought 80% of a company that develops a medical treatment against Covid-19, the escalation of tension between Russia. and Ukraine, new data on the performance of the Chinese economy and the damage caused by the eruption of a volcano in the Pacific.
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(* Posted by Diego Toledo)
Reference: CNN Brasil