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They demonstrate the effectiveness of the vaccine against the gamma variant
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They demonstrate the effectiveness of the vaccine against the gamma variant

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (United States) have shown the effectiveness of vaccines against the gamma variant of the coronavirus, which caused an increase in deaths in Brazil this spring.Specifically, experts found that vaccination with an mRNA vaccine induces antibody responses that would protect humans from infection with the gamma / P.1 variant. Hamsters previously infected with the virus strains that were circulating for the first time in early 2020 were also protected from infection with the gamma variant nine months later. The findings suggest that previous SARS-CoV-2 infection and vaccines that are based on earlier strains of the virus still provi...
The incidence drops just a few tenths at the doors of the last weekend without a mask outdoors
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The incidence drops just a few tenths at the doors of the last weekend without a mask outdoors

The evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to show a downward trend in Spain, according to the latest data released by the Ministry of Health this Friday, which adds 4,214 new coronavirus infections and 18 deaths. However, on the same day that the President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, announced for next Saturday the relaxation of the use of the mask outdoors, the accumulated incidence it has barely dropped a few tenths; which supposes a slowdown with respect to the last days.The 18 deaths reported by the department of Carolina de Darias -one more than the previous day- raises the accumulated to 80,652 represents one less than the previous day and is one of the lowest figures in th...
The experts, on the imminent relaxation of the masks: "It’s absolutely hasty"
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The experts, on the imminent relaxation of the masks: "It’s absolutely hasty"

The "will be ready" that the Minister of Health was limited to saying this Wednesday, Carolina Darias, when asked for the date for stop wearing the mask in the open air has been unveiled this Friday by the President of the Government, Pedro Sanchez. It will be from the next June 26th when the Spanish population will be able to be in open air spaces without the obligation to cover their mouth and nose. In the absence of knowing the details of the future rule, which will be taken to an Extraordinary Council of Ministers to be held for this reason next Thursday, experts and public opinion are divided among those who consider that this option is adequate and who consider it to be ha...
Can vaccination help curb the symptoms of persistent covid?  Yes, but …
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Can vaccination help curb the symptoms of persistent covid? Yes, but …

10% of people who have passed the coronavirus continue to suffer symptoms derived from the disease such as asthenia, body discomfort, fatigue, muscle aches ... It is what is known as 'Persistent Covid' and it is estimated that in Spain some 2,000 people suffer from it. The symptoms are very heterogeneous, of varying intensity and they can become disabling. For this reason, associations of those affected by the disease and health institutions have begun to investigate the causes and possible solutions to improve the quality of life of these patients.Thus, the Spanish Society of General and Family Physicians (SEMG) in collaboration with the Longcovid ACTS affected group has carried out a study o...
The experts before Sánchez’s announcement of the end of the masks: "It would be necessary to define well what is open air"
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The experts before Sánchez’s announcement of the end of the masks: "It would be necessary to define well what is open air"

"It is not the same to take a walk in the mountains, with hardly any people, than to walk through the crowded center of Madrid or BarcelonaThe President of the Government, Pedro Snchez.Quique GarciaEFEThe masks will no longer be mandatory in the free spaces as of next Saturday, June 26. This is the announcement with which the leader of the Executive, Pedro Sánchez, has surprised us this Friday. Before, it must be made official in the extraordinary Council of Ministers that will be held on Thursday, June 24. Although it is true that many autonomous communities were already asking to move forward in this regard, experts ask to define what is meant by "free spaces" or "exteriors".In the words of Joan Cayl, spokesperson for the Spanish Society of Epidemiology, considers that the term "exter...
Five things you might not know about the effects of salt water on your skin
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Five things you might not know about the effects of salt water on your skin

Summer is coming and the concern about showing off radiant skin increases. Although for many it is known that salt water is very beneficial for the skin, the truth is that there are also many myths around it.Salt water has a large number of trace elements such as sodium, iodine, zinc or potassium, with healing properties for the skin, in addition to having many other benefits that make the sea a perfect place for skin care. Sea water to exfoliate, hydrate and nourishFirst of all, the salty water of the sea it is a perfect option to exfoliate the skin, since the salinity itself is a component with great effect when it comes to eliminating dead skin and cleaning and purifying the toxins and impu...
Coronavirus Spain today, last minute |  Symptoms of the Delta variant of Covid-19 are different from other variants
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Coronavirus Spain today, last minute | Symptoms of the Delta variant of Covid-19 are different from other variants

Four communities -Extremadura, Murcia, Navarra and La Rioja-, and the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla have not registered any death from coronavirus in the last seven daysTwo people watch as a relative who died from coronavirus is buried.APMore mucus and less coughing. The variant Delta del coronavirus, first identified in India and already prevalent in the UK, causes distinct symptoms to previous versions of the coronavirusTim Spector, professor of genetic epidemiology at King's College London, has warned. The new variant is 64% more transmissible than British (Alpha), according to the public health agency Public Health England (PHE) and already represents more than 90% of infections in the United KingdomThe data of the coronavirus in SpainTotal figures: 3,753,228 confirmed coron...
Why eating poorly, even if you don’t get fat, also takes its toll: three steps to regain good habits
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Why eating poorly, even if you don’t get fat, also takes its toll: three steps to regain good habits

Eating well is essential To enjoy good health, it is one of the fundamental pillars of a healthy lifestyle that allows you to live not only longer, but also with better quality.In this sense, the dietitian-nutritionist María Merino draws attention to the fact that the pandemic is closely linked to a increased poor nutritional habits of the Spanish, despite the fact that eating badly causes a "general deterioration of our health". In addition, it emphasizes that the main problem of a bad diet, together with a sedentary lifestyle, are overweight and obesity: "You will have a higher risk of suffering from diabetes, hypertension, myocardial infarction, as well as certain cancers. Eat...
The cursed legacy of Francisco Sobrino, plundered and lost since 2012
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The cursed legacy of Francisco Sobrino, plundered and lost since 2012

Updated Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 22:43Forget summer for a moment and shift your mind to a few colder, to March 6, 2012. The thermometer reached 6.2 degrees that night. It was a dark, plateau night of Madrid, With a starless sky lit orange by him Become Premium from € 1 the first month Take advantage of this limited-time offer and access all web content I want it (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="https://connect.facebook.net/es_ES/sdk.js#xfbml=1&version=v2.8&appId=279395918757488&status=true&cookie=true";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','facebook-jssdk')); ....
The EMA does not associate the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines with cases of myocarditis and pericarditis
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The EMA does not associate the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines with cases of myocarditis and pericarditis

The European Medicines Agency reviews the safety data of available vaccines and adds systemic capillary leak syndrome to the possible effects of AstraZeneca. Moderna and Pfizer vaccines stored in a freezerDavid GoldmanAPThe Pharmacovigilance Risk Assessment Committee (PRAC) from the European Medicines Agency (EMA) considers that, for the moment, there are insufficient data to establish a correlation between cases of myocarditis and pericarditis and the administration of vaccines against Covid-19 based on mRNA technology. That is, those of Pfizer / BioNTech and Moderna. This was stated at a press conference by Nol Wathion, deputy executive director of the EMA, who has appeared to update the current work of the regulatory agency in relation to the coronavirus."At the moment, there have bee...