Tag Archives: Respiratory viruses

The latest warning from the head of the Oxford Vaccine Center: herd immunity "it’s not possible" for the Delta variant

The director of the Oxford Vaccine Center, Andrew Pollard, warned on Tuesday that achieving group immunity to the coronavirus “not a possibility” once the Delta variant becomes dominant. Pollard, that led the AstraZeneca vaccine design against covid-19 together with the immunologist Sarah Gilbert, argued before a parliamentary committee that vaccination programs should not be based … Continue reading The latest warning from the head of the Oxford Vaccine Center: herd immunity "it’s not possible" for the Delta variant

The fifth wave slows down in Spain: the incidence falls 42 points since Friday, but the pressure on the ICU continues

The curve of the fifth wave continues to decline in Spain. One of the indicators that certify this is the accumulated incidence in the last 14 days per 100,000 inhabitants, which falls to 549 points, compared to 591 on Friday, a drop of 42 points. In the last week this incidence has dropped more than … Continue reading The fifth wave slows down in Spain: the incidence falls 42 points since Friday, but the pressure on the ICU continues

Italy threatens to suspend unvaccinated teachers’ salaries and protests erupt across the country

In Italy from today it will be mandatory to show the coronavirus health certificate for eat inside a restaurant, go to the cinema, a museum or practice sports indoors, a controversial measure that takes effect one day after the government decided to extend it also to teachers and means of transport long distance, but that … Continue reading Italy threatens to suspend unvaccinated teachers’ salaries and protests erupt across the country

The new normal of Spanish sport: What are the capacity? Can you eat or drink? And smoke?

As of today, Spanish sport has a new normal that will govern the stadiums. The Ministry of Health and the autonomous communities have reached an agreement to implement a series of measures – traffic lights, use of a mask, exits and entrances, etc. – that will mark the return of the public to sporting events … Continue reading The new normal of Spanish sport: What are the capacity? Can you eat or drink? And smoke?

Direct | Spain advances in the vaccination plan while the United States and the United Kingdom try to appease citizen denialism

Spain seeks in August to certify group immunity, set in a first phase of the pandemic by the Executive in the 70% of the population and that in recent weeks both the President of the Government Pedro Sánchez and the experts have assured that the figure should be between the 80% and the 90% of … Continue reading Direct | Spain advances in the vaccination plan while the United States and the United Kingdom try to appease citizen denialism

Pedro Sánchez accuses the opposition of "twitch" and states that "the Government has decided for the recovery"

The President of the Government, Pedro Sánchez, has made this Thursday balance of the political course that ends and he will present a report on the fulfillment during the first semester of the year of the commitments contracted in his investiture. In his appearance, Sánchez affirmed that the Government has met 32% of its commitments. … Continue reading Pedro Sánchez accuses the opposition of "twitch" and states that "the Government has decided for the recovery"

The 5 most common mistakes we make in the fifth wave that have increased the pressure on ICUs

The arrival of summer, the advance in vaccination against covid-19 and the relaxation of sanitary measures have made the population relax and commit errors that have caused an increase in infections and hospitalizations. Thus, we have entered the fifth wave, which has led several autonomous communities to even request a new curfew. In Spain, the … Continue reading The 5 most common mistakes we make in the fifth wave that have increased the pressure on ICUs

Covid infections and income grow in Madrid: 4,051 cases and seven deaths in the last 24 hours

The Community of Madrid has added 5,167 new cases of coronavirus, of which 4,051 correspond to the last 24 hours, Y seven more deaths in hospitals, according to the report on the epidemiological situation of this Wednesday, with data at the end of the previous day. These figures again reflect a increase in infections if … Continue reading Covid infections and income grow in Madrid: 4,051 cases and seven deaths in the last 24 hours

Covid symptoms in the fifth wave: new variants and vaccines reshape patterns

The fifth wave of the covid-19 pandemic in Spain it is drawing a different scenario from the previous waves, thanks to the mass vaccination, which has managed to drastically reduce the number of hospitalizations and deaths caused by SARS-CoV-2 despite a explosive increase in infections, principally among the younger population, which is the one to … Continue reading Covid symptoms in the fifth wave: new variants and vaccines reshape patterns

The deadline for requesting the Ciutat Vella Covid aid is extended by 10 more days

The businesses, micro-enterprises and the self-employed in the district of Old City will have 10 more business days to request the aid of the Resistir Plan called specifically for this district, one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus health restrictions. The Valencia City Council has decided to extend the application period, which opened on … Continue reading The deadline for requesting the Ciutat Vella Covid aid is extended by 10 more days