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Where is the compensation for victims of French nuclear tests?
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Where is the compensation for victims of French nuclear tests?

► What are we talking about?From 1960, France launched nuclear tests in the Algerian Sahara, first atmospheric then underground. Following the independence of Algeria, the tests moved to Polynesia, on the atolls of Mururoa and Fangataufa, from 1966 to 1996.In total, 210 nuclear tests were carried out by France. Most of the people exposed, soldiers, conscripts or local populations, denounce a serious lack of information on the dangers incurred.CRITICAL. Nuclear tests in Polynesia: the radioactive impact was underestimated, according to an investigationMid-March, the book " Toxic. Investigation into French nuclear tests in Polynesia » had gone through 2,000 pages of declassified documents. He concluded that "The French authorities have underestimated the impact of acute...
Champions League: around 5,600 people were tested, two positive
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Champions League: around 5,600 people were tested, two positive

The General Directorate of Health (DGS) said this Monday that about 5,600 were tested before the Champions League final, which took place on Saturday night, in Porto, of which three are in isolation, two for testing positive and one for being a high-risk contact. About 5,600 people were tested, two of whom were positive and one had a high-risk contact. Three people are in isolation and in follow-up following this testing strategy", revealed Graça Freitas at a press conference, adding that the three are in isolation in separate hotel units and that "do not belong to the same bubble", refusing to advance their nationality. Among the 5,600 people tested are supporters and staff, indicated the person in charge, also clarifying that the ...
Covid-19: Government reinforces testing in schools and companies in Lisbon
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Covid-19: Government reinforces testing in schools and companies in Lisbon

The Government will reinforce testing in secondary and higher education schools in the Lisbon and Vale do Tejo Region, where the covid-19 transmissibility index and the incidence are rising, said an official source. This testing has three parameters (directed, scheduled and opportunistic) and follows the guidelines of the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) and the testing task force ”, said the Ministry of Health, in response to Lusa about the testing strategy to be adopted in this reinforcement, announced today in an interview with the Assistant Secretary of State, Lacerda Sales, to Daily News. The Ministry of Health says that this reinforcement of testing will be done “Where there is a more intense increase in Rt and incidence”, ...
European Commission makes 100 million euros available for PCR testing before travel
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European Commission makes 100 million euros available for PCR testing before travel

The European Commission is available to mobilize 100 million euros for the acquisition of PCR tests to covid-19 to facilitate the free movement and the lifting of restrictions in the European Union (EU), given the digital certificate approved this Thursday. I told Parliament and the Council [da UE, presidido agora por Portugal] that the Commission is available to mobilize EUR 100 million for the purchase of PCR tests [deteção molecular], giving priority to people who frequently cross the border ”, said European Justice Commissioner Didier Reynders. Reacting to a group of European media in Brussels - including the Lusa agency - to the agreement reached between the Portuguese presidency of the Council and the Parliament on the covid-19...
Covid-19: testing and resettlement of immigrants in Odemira has begun
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Covid-19: testing and resettlement of immigrants in Odemira has begun

At least 22 people were identified as not having the minimum conditions to stay in their accommodation in Odemira. This was the first step in a long process in the municipality of Alentejo, which is experiencing a particular situation in the fight against covid-19, with different measures for the various parishes. This is followed by the testing of all these people, with asymptomatic positives being rehoused at the Pousada da Juventude de Almograve, one of the parishes targeted by sanitary fences. The residence of students in Odemira is another option, as is the tourist complex Zmar, which has been the target of criticism by the owners who have houses in the park, and where people who have to undergo prophylactic isolation will go. Sever...