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COVID-19: In six months of management 69% more was invested in oxygen than in the management of Martín Vizcarra
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COVID-19: In six months of management 69% more was invested in oxygen than in the management of Martín Vizcarra

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Algae, the first lungs of the Earth, by Tomás Unger
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Algae, the first lungs of the Earth, by Tomás Unger

According to the criteria ofKnow moreWe do not know how life originated in the Land, but what were the oldest organisms that populated it and originated the variety of species that exist today: very simple unicellular microorganisms called began green-blue or cyanobacteria (from the Greek 'kyanos', dark or blue). We know them because they lacked movement and grew on the remains of those that preceded them, fossilizing in petrified columns called stromatolites (from the Greek 'stroma', layer, and 'lithos', stone).LEE: Cacti, beautiful succulentsThe oldest stromatolites date back approximately 3.5 billion years. They are found in Australia, the oldest continent, and in areas of the North Atlantic, separated by the separation of the continents: Greenland, Ireland and Terrranova (Canada). ...
The ingenious inventions that save the lives of children who desperately need oxygen
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The ingenious inventions that save the lives of children who desperately need oxygen

Pneumonia is one of the most common complications caused by covid-19, but what is less known is that, even before the pandemic, it was already a huge health problem, particularly in children, being the main cause of death. of children under 5 years of age in the world.SIGHT: Mucormycosis, the deadly 'black fungus' affecting COVID-19 patients in IndiaEvery year about 1.4 million children lose their lives due to this respiratory infection, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).The problem is greatest in low- and middle-income countries, where a child dies from this lung disease every two seconds, pediatrician and pulmonologist Rebecca Nantanda told the BBC.SIGHT: US Licenses Pfizer / BioNTech Vaccine for Children 12-15 Years“The lungs normally function like a balloon, and when you...
Hospitals that set up in 90 days?  China interested in replicating the Wuhan experience in Lima
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Hospitals that set up in 90 days? China interested in replicating the Wuhan experience in Lima

According to the criteria ofKnow moreChina He surprised the world again when he built in a record time of thirteen days (February 2020) two hospitals duly equipped to treat 2,500 patients from COVID-19 in the city of Wuhan, epicenter of the pandemic.The images of its construction went around the globe as an example of the power and commitment of the Chinese government to contain the virus. An example that, believe it or not, could also be replicated in Peru.SIGHT: Economy Commission approves withdrawal of the AFPs, but rules out that over 40 years withdraw 100%This is how Carlos Herrera Descalzi, dean of the College of Engineers of Peru and a member of the interdisciplinary group of doctors and engineers who seeks to repeat this experience in our country with the help of the chinese gov...
Covid-19: India records over 400,000 cases in one day, new world record
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Covid-19: India records over 400,000 cases in one day, new world record

In the past 24 hours, India has recorded more than 400,000 cases of covid-19, a new world record for contagions, in addition to 3,523 deaths, Indian officials announced. The country of 1.3 billion people is grappling with a devastating outbreak, with new daily highs for those infected and dead for several days. Health officials diagnosed 401,993 new cases, exceeding 400,000 daily infections for the first time, a world record since SARS-CoV-2 was identified in China in December 2019. On Tuesday, speaking to Lusa, Professor of Physics and Biology Gautam Menon, a specialist in pandemic prediction models, had already anticipated that the number of cases in India should "reach 400 to 500 thousand" per day, before the country reaches the peak o...
Oxygen and COVID-19: why is it missing and how is it manufactured?
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Oxygen and COVID-19: why is it missing and how is it manufactured?

Faced with respiratory failure caused by coronavirusAs the ranks of distressed patients grow in India and other developing countries to try to obtain medical oxygen, which is far from being sufficiently available on an industrial scale anywhere in the world.SIGHT: COVID-19: the measures that made it possible to hold a concert with 5,000 people and that only 6 positive cases were detected1. Why are lines mostly seen in developing countries?Oxygen shortages in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, lines in front of hospitals in Venezuela, price speculation in Peru, black markets in Brazil. For weeks, AFP journalists have been reporting from around the world that oxygen, vital to saving people with respiratory problems, it is scarce in many of the so-called “low- and middle-income” countries...
The desperation for an ICU bed and oxygen: relatives of patients offer to the impossible to save their lives
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The desperation for an ICU bed and oxygen: relatives of patients offer to the impossible to save their lives

The pandemic for the COVID-19 It came to change our lives and, in the case of Peru, to expose the shortcomings in the health system. Since the beginning of 2020, our country has been playing against the clock, while new strategies are applied to counteract contagion, pandemic it advances without mercy and the daily death figures remain alarming. Faced with this, Peruvians do the impossible not to let their family member die.In this fight, thousands of people have been involved in despair and helplessness to buy an oxygen balloon or acquire a bed in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). This is because many do not have sufficient financial resources to face this disease.During the pandemic, a deficit has been the shortage of medical oxygen. Despite the fact that it has been possible to acquir...
The Government froze the price of medicinal liquid oxygen for 90 days
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The Government froze the price of medicinal liquid oxygen for 90 days

The Government established that The subjects that are part of the chain of production, transport, distribution and transport of medicinal liquid oxygen in bulk or in tubes, will not be able to increase their sales prices and provision of services for 90 days.It did so through Joint Resolution 6/2021 of the Ministries of Health and Productive Development, published in the Official Gazette, which specifies that the maximum sale price of liquid oxygen will be considered the one in force on this day.In addition, the intimate regulations for companies that are an integral part of the chain of production, distribution and transport of liquid oxygen, to increase its production to the maximum of its installed capacity and to arbitrate the conducive measures to ensure its ...
Vizzotti on oxygen demand: "It is more than at the time of highest consumption of 2020"
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Vizzotti on oxygen demand: "It is more than at the time of highest consumption of 2020"

In the framework of a new day with more than 20 thousand new cases of coronavirus, the Minister of Health, Carla Vizzotti and the Minister of Productive Development, Matías Kulfas, gave a press conference with the headlines of oxygen supplier companies. In it, the head of the health portfolio, Carla Vizzotti, said today that "the oxygen demand is between two and three times more than at the time of highest consumption last year", for which he remarked that "each province and health center" will work hard on the "rational use" of that chemical element. The official pondered the "Effort of the national State and the private sector to foresee actions that give a response" to the second wave of corona...