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EL PAÍS readers turn to Madrid students who could not pay the EvAU
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EL PAÍS readers turn to Madrid students who could not pay the EvAU

Maximiliano Díaz was reading the newspaper while eating, as he does every day, when he saw a piece of news that moved him. "It shocked me so much that, literally, tears came to my eyes," explains this 47-year-old from Madrid who works in a financial department. The article generated "great impotence" when he saw that for an amount that for him is not an effort, the career of a young man could be truncated. His reaction was immediate, he sought the contact of the journalist and wrote to her. Last April EL PAÍS published an article about a group of Madrid students, specifically from Móstoles, who could not pay the University Access Assessment (EvAU) fees. The news, collected by the editor Berta Ferrero, caused dozens of readers to show their willingness to help them with a donation. ...
Meet the EL PAÍS + team
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Meet the EL PAÍS + team

Readers are our reason for being. Those who also take the step of becoming subscribers, join a community that works to put them at the center of everything EL PAÍS organizes. The Subscriptions area is in charge of this through the EL PAÍS + loyalty program, whose managers are Raquel Martínez and María Sánchez. Both are in charge of organizing meetings between subscribers and our journalists, as well as with cultural personalities. They also manage agreements with cultural partners that reinforce the offer of exclusive experiences. “Our mission is for subscribers to feel that they are part of EL PAÍS. Not only through reading, but also with exclusive experiences that only we can offer them ”, highlights Martínez. Through the EL PAÍS + loyalty program, they offer subscribers the pos...
Four awkward questions about patents and covid-19
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Four awkward questions about patents and covid-19

This pandemic has become a crusher of what the economist John K. Galbraith called the “conventional wisdom”. In less than a year and a half, much of what was true in economics and politics appears to be subject to accelerated reconsideration, the consequences of which are still unpredictable. The last of these accepted truths that has been questioned is that of intellectual property as an essential support for scientific innovation and the development of biomedical products that our societies need. If the pharmaceutical sector - which has received a unprecedented amount of public resources against the coronavirus and whose only obligation is to meet the demand for vaccines, diagnostics and treatments - breaches its part of the agreement, society has the right to deprive them of the olig...
Kenya gets vaccinated
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Kenya gets vaccinated

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WHO underlines urgency of equal access for all to medical devices
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WHO underlines urgency of equal access for all to medical devices

The director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) this Thursday underlined the urgency of more resilient systems that guarantee equal access for all to medical devices, giving as an example the problems of lack of oxygen in hospitals in India. Access to medical devices has always been central and the pandemic has shown that ”, said Tedros Ghebreyesus, pointing out the problems of access to personal protective equipment for health professionals at the beginning of the pandemic and, now, access to oxygen in India, which faces an explosion in the number of covid-19 cases it has already led several countries, including Portugal, offering assistance. At the opening of the international conference “Availability, Accessibility and...
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Google Earth Now Shows You The Consequences of Climate Change For The Past 37 Years

Google Earth gives you a fascinating 3D tour of the planet in your web browser, and the app's newest feature lets you look back from the current day all the way to 1984 – so you can see how climate change has changed the face of Earth over the last 37 years.  Google itself has highlighted a few areas in particular you might want to check out: the retreating Columbia Glacier in Alaska, for example, or the shifting coastline around Chatham, Massachusetts. You can see cities rise and forests disappear in the blink of an eye through your laptop.Head here in your browser to use the timelapse feature for yourself. You can search for a specific place on Earth, or browse through one of the five suggested categories of timelapse: Changing Forests, Fragile Beauty, Sources of Energy, Warming Planet,...