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Direct |  Pfizer studies injecting the third dose against the coronavirus together with the pneumococcal vaccine
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Direct | Pfizer studies injecting the third dose against the coronavirus together with the pneumococcal vaccine

The pharmaceutical company Pfizer has started a study with 600 people over 65 who will be inoculated the pneumococcal vaccine together with the third booster against the coronavirus, as announced this Monday in a statement. The objective, they say, is to find out the effectiveness of "co-administering" both vaccines, through a follow-up six months after vaccination. On the other hand, from 00:00 this Monday, and for the first time since last September, the Community of Madrid has no mobility restrictions in none of its 286 basic health zones.In most of the rest of the autonomous communities, and according to the data provided throughout the weekend, the evolution of the covid-19 pandemic al...
Ayuso celebrates that "Covid primer" that he proposed has been approved: "It will be the definitive boost for tourism"
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Ayuso celebrates that "Covid primer" that he proposed has been approved: "It will be the definitive boost for tourism"

The acting president of the Community of Madrid, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, has indicated this Friday that she celebrates that the "Covid primer" what proposed a year ago has been approved by both the European institutions and the Government of Spain and becomes a reality. "It will be the definitive boost that tourism needs", has stood out.At this point, it has affected that almost a year ago they proposed a covid primer that facilitate the movement of vaccinated people and has pointed out that "at that time it was rejected and harshly criticized, for political reasons".Likewise, Ayuso has focused on what they also proposed months ago "the reduction of tourist VAT and the implementation of a system of...
Direct |  Spain extends Brazil and South Africa flight restrictions until June 8
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Direct | Spain extends Brazil and South Africa flight restrictions until June 8

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...
Direct |  Madrid updates areas with mobility restrictions due to covid
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Direct | Madrid updates areas with mobility restrictions due to covid

Like every Friday, the Deputy Minister of Public Health and the COVID-19 Plan of the Madrid's community, Antonio Zapatero, and the general director of Public Health, Elena Andradas, update the information on the epidemiological and healthcare situation in the region by coronavirus. Follow it here live from 10.30 am.The Community of Madrid maintains entry and exit restrictions, except for justified cause, in a total of 14 basic health zones, which add up to a population of 351,776 citizens, 5.2% of the total in the region, and concentrate 6.4% of the cases in the last 14 days.The basic health areas of Madrid capital of Vicente Muzas (district of Hortaleza), Daroca and Ghandi (Ciudad Lineal), Ge...
Direct |  Spain and most EU countries oppose free PCR for travel if you are not vaccinated
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Direct | Spain and most EU countries oppose free PCR for travel if you are not vaccinated

Spain and a majority of member states reject the free PCR that travelers not vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to do this summer to be able to travel with the european covid certificate by the rest of the European Union, a condition demanded by the European Parliament to support the initiative.On a national level, the Government and communities meet this Wednesday for the first time since the end of the state of alarm within the Interterritorial Health Council that will analyze the novelties of the vaccination plan with the arrival of new vaccines such as Janssen's. The meeting takes place after the Public Health Commission has approved expanding the use of the Janssen vaccine for p...