Overview of 320 public-funded oral antiviral drugs and Qingguan No. 1 prescribing methods
Tomorrow, mild cases will be exempt from isolation in April, and hospital companions may be exempted from screening and public transportation without wearing masks
[Reporter Wu Liangyi/Report from Taipei] The local epidemic of pneumonia in Wuhan is slowing down significantly. Yesterday, there were 7,825 new local cases and 35 deaths, which is a drop from the average of more than 8,000 cases in a single day this week; according to the Central Epidemic According to the latest statistics from the Epidemic Command Center, the "Rt value" of the observed epidemic index number has fallen below one, or about ○.
Nine, it means that the epidemic situation is dissipating.
In April, it is expected to relax the screening measures required to accompany patients in hospitals and the lifting of the ban on public transport masks.
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The Rt value can estimate the change of the number of infections and reflect the trend
Command Center spokesman Luo Yijun pointed out that the latest "Rt value" (effective reproduction number) has reached ○.
Nine, it is estimated that the number of infected people will still show a downward trend until the Ching Ming Festival holiday in early April.
The Rt value can estimate the change in the number of infections within a certain period of time, reflecting the trend. It depends on how many people an infected person can spread to within a certain period of time. If it is less than one, it means that the epidemic has begun to dissipate.
A one-week buffer period will be allowed for the new system for mild cases starting tomorrow
Luo Yijun said that from tomorrow to next Sunday is the buffer period for the new epidemic situation. Although the new measures "no notification and no quarantine for confirmed mild cases" started on Monday, the definition of cases is still allowed, and positive mild cases before the 19th will be accepted. , but it is estimated that the number in the future should decrease day by day.
Luo Yijun also mentioned that after the new measures of "no notification and no isolation" for confirmed cases of Wuhan pneumonia starting tomorrow, we will first look at the changes in the epidemic situation, and also observe whether the epidemic situation has significantly recovered after the Ching Ming Festival holiday.
If everything goes down steadily, anti-epidemic measures, such as hospitalization and accompanying sickness screening, can be loosened in mid-April, but the requirement to wear masks in hospitals will continue for a period of time.
The requirement to wear masks on public transport is also expected to be lifted after mid-April.
As for measures such as the downgrade of the command center and the reclassification of the new crown virus, Luo Yijun said that the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States will successively announce the lifting of the emergency state of the epidemic at the end of April and May. Accelerate loosening and relaxation.
Oral medicine and Qingguan No. 1 are maintained at public expense
A new system for mild cases will be launched tomorrow, but oral antiviral drugs and Qingguan No. 1 for people who are unwell and need to seek medical treatment will remain at public expense. The command center pointed out that oral drugs are prescribed by doctors, and those who test positive for the new crown and are over 65 years old or have People with severe risk factors; TCM Qingguan No. 1 is also diagnosed and prescribed by TCM physicians, mainly for positive patients with severe risk factors or TCM emergency patients.
In response to the slowdown of the epidemic situation, epidemic prevention measures have been lifted one after another. The existing emergency use authorization products, including rapid screening reagents for the new coronavirus, will become invalid due to regulatory issues. The Food and Drug Administration of the Ministry of Health and Welfare confirmed yesterday that several manufacturers have applied for formal licenses, and the fastest four weeks Preliminary results will be available in six weeks, and the quality will be checked.
A new system for mild cases will be launched tomorrow, but oral antiviral drugs and Qingguan No. 1 for people who are unwell and need to seek medical treatment will still be at public expense.
The picture shows Qingguan No. 1.
According to the latest statistics from the Central Epidemic Command Center, the "Rt value" of the observed epidemic index has been lower than 1, which means that the epidemic is dissipating.
In April, public transportation is expected to be exempt from wearing masks.
(Photo by Central News Agency)