The Government has flight restrictions between Brazil and South Africa extended until June 8 and Spanish airports, in order to limit the spread and contagion of new variants of the coronavirus, as published this Friday by the Official State Gazette (BOE). The agreement establishes that flights from Brazil and South Africa, with or without intermediate stops, may only be carried out in the case of aircraft that carry exclusively Spanish or Andorran nationals, or residents of both places.
In addition, the Bioethics Committee respond this Friday to Ministry of Health in a non-binding report if it is ethical to apply the second dose of the vaccine AstraZeneca to those under 60 years of age who were inoculated with the first dose of this serum, if it should be injected under informed consent and how this authorization should be formalized.
Meanwhile, the pandemic continues to recede little by little. This Thursday the Health data reflected a new milestone that certifies that the end is closer and closer: 33 deaths were reported – the lowest number since August last year-, 5,733 new infections and a new drop in incidence, which remains at 139 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last two weeks.
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