International Labor Day, also known as "May 1 International Labor Day", "International Workers' Day or May Day" (International Workers' Day or May Day), is a national holiday in more than 80 countries in the world. It is set on May 1st of each year. It is a festival shared by working people all over the world.
Currently, the global COVID-19 is still spreading rapidly. The spokesperson of the National Health Commission Mi Feng introduced at a press conference of the Joint Prevention and Control Mechanism of the State Council on the 29th that in the past week, the number of new confirmed cases worldwide reached 5.75 million, of which more than 40% were from China’s land neighbors, and many countries appeared. With the explosive growth, the prevention and control of the COVID-19 presents long-term, complex and uncertain nature.
In this context, can I travel with confidence during the May 1st holiday? Can the COVID-19 vaccine be vaccinated as usual? Relevant experts at the press conference responded to these issues of public concern.
The global COVID-19 is still spreading, and epidemic prevention and control is far from over
"Since April, my country has added a total of 364 newly imported confirmed cases overseas, an average increase of more than 20% from the previous month, and the pressure on foreign defense imports and internal defense rebound continues to increase." Mi Feng said.
Wu Zunyou, chief epidemiology expert of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said: "The current situation of my country's COVID-19 prevention and control is relatively good. There are no locally transmitted cases, but we should also see the global epidemic situation becoming more severe, especially in Asia. The national epidemic rebounded sharply, pushing the number of global single-day reports to a new high."
"The rapid rise in the epidemic in some countries such as Asia has once again sounded the alarm for us." Wu Zunyou said that the prevention and control of the new crown epidemic is far from over, and it also reminds us that the prevention and control of the COVID-19 is difficult, complex, and repetitive. , Long-term.
"Some cities in my country have detected variant strains in India, and everyone is very concerned and worried." Wu Zunyou said, "The most important thing is to implement prevention and control measures, which can stop the epidemic of variant strains and prevent new mutations from occurring. "The normalized prevention and control strategy is the basic prevention and control strategy that my country has determined since the epidemic of COVID-19, and it has been adhered to until now. "This is also the key to maintaining a good new crown epidemic situation in my country."
Wu Zunyou said, during the "May 1st" period and after the "May 1st" period, we will continue to adhere to various measures for normalized prevention and control. Although the overall situation of the epidemic in my country is good and there is no local spread of the epidemic, the international situation is very severe and the pressure of foreign defense imports is even greater.
Wu Zunyou reminded that to always tighten the string of epidemic prevention and control, each of us must adhere to normalized prevention and control measures so that we can continue to maintain a good situation.
During the "May 1st" period, the national vaccination work was kept on file and "not closed"
“As of 24:00 on April 28, a total of 24,39,905 doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been reported nationwide, of which 55% have been vaccinated in the past month.” Mi Feng said, during the May 1st holiday, the national vaccination work has been kept on file, “no "Closed", all localities should finely manage and arrange vaccination in an orderly manner. At the same time, it is necessary to do a good job in the rotation, rotation and protection of vaccination personnel; it is also hoped that the general public will actively inoculate and inoculate as soon as possible.
Du Xueping, director of the Yuetan Community Health Service Center in Xicheng District, Beijing, said that during the "May 1st" period, primary medical and health service institutions were vaccinated against the COVID-19. At the same time, she reminded the vaccinators to take personal protection during the on-site vaccination, such as wearing disposable face mask, keeping the "one meter line" in line, and not getting together for chat.
"The medical workers in charge of vaccination will seriously answer the questions of the vaccinators and check the ID card information of each vaccinator to ensure that the vaccination is safe and orderly." Du Xueping said.
What convenient services will the grassroots vaccination unit provide? According to Du Xueping, some places set up green channels for the elderly to vaccinate and make appointments, so the elderly do not have to wait in line when they come; some places provide reading glasses, magnifying glasses and large-print brochures to facilitate the elderly to read; others Localities are appropriately equipped with types of medicines for the control of chronic diseases and rescue, and as much as possible to provide convenience and safety for the people.
Take personal protection and travel health and worry-free during holidays
The "May 1st" holiday is approaching, the flow of people is increasing, and the risk of virus transmission is increasing.
"We must not relax the normalization of epidemic prevention and control measures, we must not be indifferent, passive and war-weary, we must not be lucky, lax, and personal protection must not be ignored." Mi Feng said.
Can I travel with peace of mind during the May 1st holiday? How to protect yourself?
"Achieving these can make it safe to travel." Wu Zunyou suggested that normalized prevention and control measures should be put in place, and no large gatherings, parties and other activities should be organized or participated in; surgical masks, disinfection paper towels, disposable hand sanitizers, etc. should be prepared before traveling. ; Take personal protection during travel, wear masks in poorly ventilated places, keep hand hygiene, keep social distance, and often ventilate.
At the same time, if there is any abnormality in your health during the trip, you should seek medical attention. Wu Zunyou said that if the doctor judges that the abnormality is transient, minor, and does not require special treatment, he can continue to observe; if it is judged to be more serious and the travel needs to be terminated, he must follow the doctor’s opinion and cancel the original travel plan. . If the doctor determines that it may be an infectious disease or even new coronary pneumonia, he must obey the arrangements of the medical staff and deal with it in a timely manner.
In addition, in response to the fear of adverse reactions after the new crown vaccine, which may affect travel, Wu Zunyou said that the vaccine has been experimentally proven to be safe, and the proportion of adverse reactions is very low, so there is no need to worry too much. He reminded that if the new crown vaccine is vaccinated before traveling, it is necessary to work and rest reasonably during the trip to prevent fatigue; if symptoms occur, observe them.