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Three autonomies advance the second dose of AstraZeneca to those over 60 for fear of the Indian variant
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Three autonomies advance the second dose of AstraZeneca to those over 60 for fear of the Indian variant

Three autonomous communities have announced that they are advancing the second dose of the AstraZeneca vaccine to those over 60 years of age, initially scheduled 12 weeks after the first puncture: Madrid and Galicia will do it in week 11 and Andalusia in week 10.The reason that Madrid and Andalusia have used to advance the second dose of AstraZeneca to this group is the presence of the delta variant of covid-19 in some territories, although the Ministry of Health assures that it is not the dominant one in our country.The director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies, Fernando Simón, said Monday that it is "perfectly valid" to advance the second dose of AstraZeneca...
Sanidad responds to Simon for his words against the elders: "Aging is another stage of life"
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Sanidad responds to Simon for his words against the elders: "Aging is another stage of life"

The Ministry of Health has made an institutional statement against ageism, just one day after the director of the Health Alerts and Emergencies Center, Fernando Simón, will ensure that "it is not the same for a 95-year-old to die as a 20-year-old." Coinciding with the United Nations World Day for Awareness of Abuse and Maltreatment in Old Age, the Ministry has highlighted that aging is "one more stage of life." Rejecting the fact of treating a group of people for their age in a "homogeneous" way. Although without making a firm reference to Simón's statements at a press conference, the General Directorate of Public Health has explained that discrimination based on age can also influence "Negative attitudes in the provision of long-term care limiting resources oriented to...
Spain accumulates 8,167 new infections by covid and 16 deaths since Friday
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Spain accumulates 8,167 new infections by covid and 16 deaths since Friday

The Ministry of Health has notified this Monday an improvement in the occupation of ICU beds by patients with covid-19, which points to its best data so far this year. With less than 10% occupancy in Spanish hospitals, (specifically, the figure stands at 9.5%), Health highlights a significant decrease, after reaching last February 1, at the height of the second wave of the pandemic , the maximum of 45.3%. However, the director of the Center for Health Alerts and Emergencies (CCAES), Fernando Simón, has warned of a rebound in the number of infections among young people, an increase that Simón has associated "to the relaxation of the measures", As explained during the press confere...
Health alerts about the latest outbreaks of Covid infections: high school festivities after the end of Selectivity
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Health alerts about the latest outbreaks of Covid infections: high school festivities after the end of Selectivity

With the advancement of the vaccination process - this weekend more than a million doses have been put - contagions, income and deaths among the older population are decreasing, and each time the ages of people who remain unprotected are reduced, because their turn for the puncture has not yet come. They are getting younger and younger and the Ministry of Health has indicated this Monday two important "milestones" of the last few weeks that have ended in an increase in positives: the festivities for the end of high school and for finishing the EVAU.The director of CCAES, Fernando Simon, has pointed to the "end of courses academics, the Baccalaureate and the end of the EVAU and subsequent celeb...
Simon: "It is hard to say it, but it is not the same that a person of 95 dies than one of 20"
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Simon: "It is hard to say it, but it is not the same that a person of 95 dies than one of 20"

The Director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies, Fernando Simón, declared this Monday at a press conference that "And older people will forgive me because it is hard to say so, but it is not the same that a 95 year old dies than a 20 year old dies", arguing that "We are still in that situation of risk".Despite the fact that the epidemiologist acknowledges that the risk is "decreasing" and that "the impact on young people is much less", has explained that "the probability exists and, therefore, we have to endure still a little more".With regard to masks, he considers that "although we may be in a suitable situation not to use them outdoors, indoors it is still pr...
Simon:  "May the elders forgive me, it is not the same for a 95-year-old to die than a 20"
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Simon: "May the elders forgive me, it is not the same for a 95-year-old to die than a 20"

The director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies (CCAES), Fernando Simon, has stated that "it is not the same for a 95-year-old person to die as a 20-year-old." Simón has spoken this way in his press conference on Mondays while explaining the risks that are still run if the security measures are not respected to contain the coronavirus. "May the elderly forgive me because this is hard to say, but it is not the same for a 95-year-old to die as for a 20-year-old to die, and we are still in that situation of risk". In this context, Dr. Simón explained that if the measures are not respected, young people can become "sick, hospitalized, in the ICU and some of them, a few, may die ". Daily data The Ministry of Health has registered this Monday,...
Fernando Simón, on the vaccination of the Spanish team for the European Championship: "I can understand that it is an exception"
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Fernando Simón, on the vaccination of the Spanish team for the European Championship: "I can understand that it is an exception"

The director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies, Fernando Simon, explained this Monday that understand that you are going to be vaccinated Spanish selection football because it is a "exception of interest" which, in his opinion, "can be contemplated." Sources from the Ministry of Health have confirmed that the Public Health Commission will study tomorrow, Tuesday, the request of the Ministry of Culture and Sports for the players of the Spanish team receive the vaccine as well as the Spanish athletes who will attend the Tokyo Games."It is true that we are not talking about just any football matches, many things move around and I can understand that ...
The Madrid 2021 Awards recognize the coverage of Filomena carried out by Telemadrid and Onda Madrid
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The Madrid 2021 Awards recognize the coverage of Filomena carried out by Telemadrid and Onda Madrid

The journalists who make up the jury of the XVIII Madrid Awards They have recognized the media coverage made by Radio Televisión de Madrid on the storm Filomena, which left significant snowfalls in the capital during the month of January. The awards will take place on June 14th at the Westin Palace Hotel. On January 9, Telemadrid modified all its programming to offer live minute by minute progress of the storm. The great snow caught many unprepared and several people they got stuck in the M30 AND M40. The regional chain transmitted almost 12 hours of live, getting large audiences. On the same January 9, they had a share 12% and its best audience data in nine years.The informative special con...
Karlos Arguiñano openly says what he thinks of Fernando Simón
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Karlos Arguiñano openly says what he thinks of Fernando Simón

The chef Karlos Arguiñano usually accompanies the explanations of the recipes of his program Open kitchen with comments on current affairs, where he openly thinks about how the pandemic is living or the news that has been around it. This week, the chef surprised the viewers of his program by talking about a person who has become one of the best-known faces of the coronavirus pandemic in Spain: Fernando Simon.The public exposure Through daily appearances by the director of the Center for the Coordination of Health Alerts and Emergencies, he has earned the sympathy of many and the criticism of others, who do not forgive him for the mistakes he made. In the case of Arguiñano, the cook has confes...
DIRECT |  Darias, to the ‘rebel’ Communities against the covid measures: "If they do not comply, we will make them comply"
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DIRECT | Darias, to the ‘rebel’ Communities against the covid measures: "If they do not comply, we will make them comply"

The Minister of Health, Carolina Darias, recalled that the measures to control the covid-19 pandemic that are included in the Declaration of Coordinated Actions (DAC), which five Communities have refused to apply, are "mandatory". "We are going to publish the order in the BOE, we will see how it is treated and from there we will study the measures to be adopted. It is about going to a shared objective: 50 incidence," he said in an interview on Cadena Ser, where he has stressed that this document "is the work of 13 Communities"and" is not something imposed by the Ministry "."I hope they comply and if they do not, we will have to make them comply. I will seek dialogue and consensus", has added....