Dawn: The contagion in the Czech Republic is spreading rapidly, the koruna is weakening and a negative CNB scenario may occur

The Czech National Bank can be satisfied. The koruna is visibly losing in the last week and has approached the levels assumed by the central bank’s latest forecast. The problem is that, in addition to declining stock markets, the rapid growth of those infected in the Czech Republic is to blame.

The second wave of the pandemic not only returns the koruna to the level of the forecast, but at the same time can significantly stir up the entire economic outlook. If we see a further intensification of quarantine measures in the coming weeks (for example, closures in shopping malls and restaurants), an alternative “pessimistic” scenario of the CNB may arise, in which the koruna should be even weaker….

While in Europe, the focus will be on the growth of newly infected countries in countries where the second wave is starting fast. Apart from the Czech Republic, this is especially the case in France, where daily increments attack 10,000 newly infected.

In the United States, investors will be watching the Fed’s meetings in particular. We should learn the details of the strategic change in monetary policy that Jeremy Powell announced at the Jackson Hole Symposium. The key change is the transition to average inflation targeting. This means that after periods of low price growth, the Fed should tolerate overshooting the inflation target for some time. The period of lower and higher price growth would thus be compensated.

What matters is how long the “moving inflation average” that the Fed will target will be. In general, the longer it will be, the longer the implications for monetary policy. The move to a truly long multi-year average could significantly change the Fed’s forecast and projected rate trajectory. How much the attitude of the central bankers themselves will change in the light of the new approach. After all, we will see immediately in the updated forecast (specifically the new dots plot chart).

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The growing number of infected and unconvincing performances of stock markets keeps the koruna on the defensive. At the end of the week, the Czech currency remained around 26.50 EUR / CZK. The crown will not wish the risk of stricter quarantine measures and speculation that the Czechs will also include neighboring Slovakia in the group of risky countries. The calendar of domestic events is relatively empty this week and the markets will look forward to the CNB meeting next week.

Foreign forex
The ECB tried to cut the euro dollar last week, which it did not quite manage. This week, she will be at the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday to return the blow. The Fed will present a new consensus forecast, but the question is whether, after the recently outlined revision of the monetary policy strategy, it will really come up with something new. However, the FOMC meeting will not be until Wednesday – until then, the market will monitor incoming data (today, for example, the industry in EMU), while the euro in particular must also take into account the events surrounding Brexit.

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Cure race: a summer full of discoveries

If science is far from having unraveled all the mysteries of the new coronavirus, its relentless study in the four corners of the world makes it possible to better understand it day by day. Six months after the start of the pandemic, discoveries allow better care of patients and fuel the hope of a certain immunity following a first infection.

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Doubts remain about the immunity conferred by infection with SARS-CoV-2, mainly on the duration and effectiveness of this protection. However, a first study provides evidence that this immunity is possible and that it has the potential to prevent reinfection. US researchers have studied the singular case of a Seattle fishing boat hit by a major coronavirus epidemic in May. In 18 days, 104 sailors out of a total of 122 passengers fell ill on board. Everyone had been declared negative before leaving. While it is not known how the coronavirus made its way into the boat, these preliminary tests established that three sailors had neutralizing antibodies against the virus in their blood before departure, suggesting they had contracted the disease before. These three individuals are among the rare occupants not to have experienced any symptoms during their trip. For scientists, this is no accident. A first contamination would therefore be likely to guard against a second infection.

However, further studies on a larger scale will be necessary to confirm this.



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Pradaxa capsules are one of the anticoagulants available on the market.

Knowing that patients with a severe form of the coronavirus develop fatal blood clots, a group of researchers and doctors in New York wanted to test whether the use of anticoagulants – substances that are used to thin the blood – could save blood. lives. The answer seems to be yes. Analyzing the records of 4,389 patients hospitalized with COVID-19, more than half of whom received anticoagulants, scientists found that this treatment was associated with a 50% reduction in the death rate. Those who were treated with blood thinners were also 30% less likely to be intubated. Bleeding, a common complication associated with anticoagulants, affected less than 3% of patients. Encouraged, the US researchers decided to go ahead with a randomized clinical trial to better understand the effect of this treatment on severe COVID-19 patients.



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A medicine that is usually given to cats to treat an infectious disease caused by a feline coronavirus could also prove very useful in combating the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus in humans. According to researchers at the University of Alberta, two similar compounds called GC376 and GC373l, which treat this feline viral infection, prevented viral replication in cells infected with SARS-CoV-2 in laboratory tests. This opens the door to its use as a treatment against COVID-19. “This drug is very likely to work in humans, so we are encouraged,” biochemist Joanne Lemieux said in a statement. Better, as this molecule is already used in the veterinary world, and that nothing indicates that it is dangerous, the researchers will be able to skip the stage of the tests on the animal models and to pass quickly to the box of the clinical trials in the human, whose phase 1 could begin shortly.

New York researchers in a recent study found two markers in the blood of infected patients that could help predict whether they are likely to become seriously ill. Doctors affiliated with the Mount Sinai Hospital Network found that the risk of death was at least twice as high in infected individuals who had high levels of proteins called IL-6 and TNF-α, two types of cytokines. . These cytokines were associated with a high risk of complications, regardless of other factors such as an underlying medical condition, age or gender. Other studies have already shown the dangers associated with overproducing these substances when the immune system is racing. Thus, special attention should be paid to monitoring these markers in the blood of patients, in order to determine the best possible therapeutic trajectory, write the study authors. Experimental treatments like remdesivir and dexamethasone could be considered, they add, in patients for whom the prognosis is worrying.



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Globally, men are estimated to account for 60% of deaths from COVID-19. Older men are also up to twice as likely to get seriously ill compared to women of the same age. As reported by New York Times at the end of August, a study made it possible to provide a hypothesis to explain this phenomenon: the immune response in men would be weaker, especially at an advanced age, than in women. This is what emerges from the study conducted at Yale University, which followed a small cohort of 17 infected men and 22 women, most of whom were over 60 years old. Most of the time, women’s bodies made more T lymphocytes, immune cells that neutralize infected cells. And this, even in elderly patients. In men, these immune cells were less effective, and their strength seemed to wane with age. Scientists say this suggests that vaccination in men, especially older men, will need to activate T cells to provide them with effective protection.

– With the collaboration of the QMI Agency

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The 5-year-old boy who died in Plottier tested negative for COVID-19

The autopsy conducted on Saturday night revealed that the death of the 5-year-old Plottier occurred as a result of a multi-organic failure. To have more details about what caused the death, from the Public Ministry Fiscal They requested that new complementary studies be carried out, such as clinical and toxicological analyzes of the collected samples. These results will allow the prosecutor in the case, Sandra Ruixo, to make more decisions in the framework of the criminal investigation initiated as a doubtful death.

On the other hand, before the autopsy, the hisopado por Covid-19, which was negative.

The studies ordered by the prosecutor aim to establish if there is a relationship with the intake of chlorine dioxide, as expressed by his relatives when being interviewed in the context of the investigation, and its toxic effects on the victim’s body; or if the death is due to another cause.

Yesterday, the prosecutor Sandra Ruixo ordered the home invasion de Plottier in which the boy lived with his family.

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On the other hand, Ruixo ordered to interview a doctor from the Plottier hospital, who treated the child in the early hours of Saturday when he was transferred by his parents. According to what the professional stated, the relatives affirmed that they had previously ingested chlorine dioxide as a preventive measure.

As explained to LM Neuquén The head of Medical Attention at the Plottier hospital, Rafael Palomino, the victim entered the guard of the health center at 0:20 with a cardiorespiratory condition that would have been caused by the ingestion of chlorine dioxide the day before. Doctors tried to revive him using CPR maneuvers for 50 minutes, but despite their efforts, the little boy died.

Palomino commented that the patient had no significant medical history and that, upon questioning the parents, they told him that they had given him chlorine dioxide. According to what they reported, “they would have supplied him with around 750 milliliters of that substance throughout the day (on Friday)”.

On the consumption of chlorine dioxide, Palomino said: “We cannot assure that it is directly related to the cause of death, but it is an important antecedent, since it is a toxic both at the renal and cardiac levels.”

According to what was expressed by the relatives, the child had “a certain discomfort such as decay and apparently abdominal pain, which could be taken as a symptom of coronavirus.”

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The number of patients recovered from coronavirus in Moscow exceeded 148 thousand. :: Society :: RBC

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Over the past day, 1007 patients with coronavirus infection recovered in the capital. This was stated by Vice Mayor Anastasia Rakova, reports the operational headquarters of Moscow.

“Over the past day after undergoing treatment, another 1007 patients recovered. In total, the number of people cured of the infection increased to 148 102, ”said the vice mayor.

Doctors report coronavirus vaccine testers

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According to the latest data, since the beginning of the epidemic in Moscow, more than 220 thousand patients have been identified. Of these, 3,761 patients died. In total, 634,437 infected were registered in Russia, 9,073 people were cured.

On the eve of the doctor anesthetist-resuscitator of the branch of the military hospital named after N.N. Burdenko Oleg Chikhlyaev said that volunteers who are testing the coronavirus vaccine have not yet revealed negative health effects. At the stage of clinical trials is a drug developed jointly with the Ministry of Defense, they began on June 18.

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The number of patients recovered from coronavirus in Moscow exceeded 148 thousand. :: Society :: RBC

Photo: Sofya Sandurskaya / AGN “Moscow”

Over the past day, 1007 patients with coronavirus infection recovered in the capital. This was stated by Vice Mayor Anastasia Rakova, reports the operational headquarters of Moscow.

“Over the past day after undergoing treatment, another 1007 patients recovered. In total, the number of people cured of the infection increased to 148 102, ”said the vice mayor.

Doctors report coronavirus vaccine testers

Photo: Igor Ivanko / AGN “Moscow”

According to the latest data, since the beginning of the epidemic in Moscow, more than 220 thousand patients have been identified. Of these, 3,761 patients died. In total, 634,437 infected were registered in Russia, 9,073 people were cured.

On the eve of the doctor anesthetist-resuscitator of the branch of the military hospital named after N.N. Burdenko Oleg Chikhlyaev said that volunteers who are testing the coronavirus vaccine have not yet revealed negative health effects. At the stage of clinical trials is a drug developed jointly with the Ministry of Defense, they began on June 18.

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Putin announced the results of his tests for coronavirus :: Politics :: RBC

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Russian President Vladimir Putin takes coronavirus tests every 3-4 days, and everyone shows a negative result. He said this in an interview with “Moscow. Kremlin. Putin “on the channel” Russia 1 “.

«[Сдаю тест] regularly. Well, I don’t know, every three days, four, ”the head of state said.

Putin also said that during a visit to the Kommunarka hospital in March, he was discouraged from visiting the red zone. However, the president considered that the risk associated with this was justified, as he must see everything with his own eyes.

“It’s one thing to know from the reports, and another thing is to come to see it yourself,” Putin said.

The Kremlin explained the need for personal involvement of Putin in solving problems

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Scientists have warned about long-term implications of the coronavirus for the body :: Society :: RBC

The initial assumption that the disease is only pneumonia was wrong. To suffer can be very different organs

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The initial assumption that COVID-19 has a negative impact only on the respiratory system, were incorrect. As reported by Reuters, scientists in different research centers in the United States came to the conclusion that the disease strikes around the human body and its negative consequences can affect for many years.

So, the cardiologist Eric Topol from the California Institute in La JOLLA indicates that the coronavirus and the heart beats and the liver and kidneys. “This is a first we thought it was a respiratory disease. And we even could not think that pneumonia is just the first stage”, – he said. According to him, the negative consequences of the disease can be deteriorating blood clotting, severe headaches, dizziness.

Pandemic coronavirus. The most current at 27 June

Cardiologist sadiya Khan from Chicago also indicates that the negative impact of coronavirus were a surprise to scientists. According to him, if the first doctors were more interested in how to tolerate the disease people with chronic diseases, now it is equally important to understand how the process of restoring those who suffered a coronavirus, not being in the hospital. “Many complain of fatigue, shortness of breath. And it is very difficult to say how much all of this they will last”, – admitted the Deputy head of the us center for disease control Jay Butler. Although on average, the coronavirus is kept in the human body for 2-3 weeks in 10% of cases symptoms persist even when you have a negative test. It is including loss of smell and taste.

Previously, scientists from California, about the study which were reported by the Financial Times, came to the conclusion that the coronavirus stretches his tentacles from the infected cells, causing disease and spreads throughout the body.

This discovery has allowed scientists to assume that for the disease you can use the drugs that are usually used to treat cancer.

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We returned from Moscow, the Kyrgyz President coronavirus revealed :: Society :: RBC

Sooronbai Jeenbekov

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Analysis of coronavirus Kyrgyz President Sooronbay Zheenbekov made after returning from Moscow, showed a negative result. However, the President remains in isolation and is working remotely. This reports the press service of the Kyrgyz leader.

Jeenbekov arrived to Moscow for the Victory parade, which took place on 24 June. However, after arrival in Russia two members of the delegation revealed a coronavirus infection. Therefore, the Kyrgyz leader refused to participate in the celebrations and together with his attendants came back to Bishkek.

Arrived in Moscow the head of Kyrgyzstan went to the parade because of the coronavirus

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As reported in the press service of the Kyrgyz leader, the head of foreign policy Department of the President’s office Daniyar Sydykov and the security guard confirmed the presence of coronavirus infection. They will be treated at home, as the disease is asymptomatic

Other members of the delegation and accompanying persons re-analysis of the coronavirus were negative, but they are also found in isolation.

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Putin said about the negative attitude to the words Zelensky of the Soviet Union :: Politics :: RBC

The statement of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky, to put USSR on a par with Nazi Germany, would have a negative impact on Russian-Ukrainian relations. This was announced by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on air of the program “Moscow. The Kremlin. Putin” on TV channel “Russia 1”.

“Negatively. I think that for him — Vladimira Aleksandrovicha — nothing good is not, bearing in mind that Ukraine itself suffered greatly during the Second world war”, — said the Russian President.

In early January, Vladimir Zelensky during a visit to Poland, said that Ukraine supports Warsaw’s position is that the responsibility for the outbreak of world war II on the Soviet Union.

As noted by the Ukrainian leader, Poland became the first country that “felt a conspiracy of totalitarian regimes.” Zelensky said that this is what led to the outbreak of the Second world war and “allowed the Nazis to launch deadly flywheel of the Holocaust.” The President also urged the democratic state to unite and “not to remain silent, as it was in 1939”.

Naryshkin accused Zelensky immersion in Ukrainian nationalism

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov, commenting on the statement Zelensky, said that the words of the Ukrainian President should be offensive to the Russians, the millions of inhabitants of the CIS countries and Ukraine.

Putin in a telephone conversation with Zelensky pointed to the inadmissibility of distorting historical truth about the events of the Second world war.

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The OECD predicted Russia’s economic decline to 10% :: Economy :: RBC

The Russian economy will be reduced in 2020 by 8% with a gradual decline in the pandemic and 10% in the case of repeated flashes, the OECD predicts. The pandemic has led to the most severe economic recession in the world for 100 years

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Russia’s real GDP will decline by 8% in 2020 in a scenario of successful containment of the pandemic in global scale and its gradual weakening. This is stated in the published on Wednesday, 10 June, an updated forecast of the Organization for economic cooperation and development (OECD). This is one of the most pessimistic forecasts for the Russian economy; the Ministry of economic development expects the decrease in GDP this year by 5%, world Bank — 6%.

The OECD also considered a second scenario of re-pandemic outbreak of coronavirus in the world in October–November. In this case, Russia’s GDP will crash by 10%.

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Both scenarios are equally likely, the organization notes. It comes from the fact that in 2021 the pandemic in any case will decline thanks to the advent of vaccines or breakthroughs in the treatment of the virus.

Flash COVID-19 is the most serious health crisis the world population since the Spanish flu in 1918-1920, stated in the OECD report. For the world economy, the crisis also became the deepest in nearly 100 years. According to the OECD, global GDP in 2020 will fall to 6-7,and 6% depending on the scenario.

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