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DIRECT |  Health updates the vaccination schedule and studies putting the Janssen dose in the 40-49 range
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DIRECT | Health updates the vaccination schedule and studies putting the Janssen dose in the 40-49 range

The Ministry of Health is exploring the possibility of vaccinating with Janssen to the age range between 49 and 40 years old, as revealed Ser string. The Public Health Commission met this Tuesday and stressed that the priority is "to extend vaccination in an agile way by age groups to ensure that all people are vaccinated in the shortest possible time." The Ministry of Health and the Autonomous Communities decide this Wednesday at the Interterritorial Council details of the issuance and certification of the Digital Green Certificate, the health passport that will facilitate mobility around Europe from 1st of July.This Tuesday, Health notified 5,359 new cases of covid-19 and 90 deaths, which br...
Direct |  Pfizer studies injecting the third dose against the coronavirus together with the pneumococcal vaccine
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Direct | Pfizer studies injecting the third dose against the coronavirus together with the pneumococcal vaccine

The pharmaceutical company Pfizer has started a study with 600 people over 65 who will be inoculated the pneumococcal vaccine together with the third booster against the coronavirus, as announced this Monday in a statement. The objective, they say, is to find out the effectiveness of "co-administering" both vaccines, through a follow-up six months after vaccination. On the other hand, from 00:00 this Monday, and for the first time since last September, the Community of Madrid has no mobility restrictions in none of its 286 basic health zones.In most of the rest of the autonomous communities, and according to the data provided throughout the weekend, the evolution of the covid-19 pandemic al...
UK tests 3,000 vaccinated with AstraZeneca and Pfizer a third dose from seven different companies
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UK tests 3,000 vaccinated with AstraZeneca and Pfizer a third dose from seven different companies

How long do antibodies last? against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes covid-19, in the human organism is still one of the unknowns that science has not resolved due to obvious reasons of lack of time. To this are added the new variants that are emerging of the coronavirus, which could jeopardize the efficacy of vaccines, although the WHO has stated that all sera protect against all strains known so far. These two reasons have led to UK, where 70% of the population already has the least the first dose and almost 40% have the complete regimen, to take the initiative and begin to study the adverse effects and the immune response of a future third booster dose.The study was presented last Thursd...
Direct |  Spain extends Brazil and South Africa flight restrictions until June 8
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Direct | Spain extends Brazil and South Africa flight restrictions until June 8

The Government has flight restrictions between Brazil and South Africa extended until June 8 and Spanish airports, in order to limit the spread and contagion of new variants of the coronavirus, as published this Friday by the Official State Gazette (BOE). The agreement establishes that flights from Brazil and South Africa, with or without intermediate stops, may only be carried out in the case of aircraft that carry exclusively Spanish or Andorran nationals, or residents of both places.In addition, the Bioethics Committee respond this Friday to Ministry of Health in a non-binding report if it is ethical to apply the second dose of the vaccine AstraZeneca to those under 60 years of age who were...
Direct |  First full weekend without a state of alarm for the covid: the authorities ask for responsibility
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Direct | First full weekend without a state of alarm for the covid: the authorities ask for responsibility

First Friday without alarm status at the beginning of the weekend in which a massive exodus of citizens is taken for granted due to the end of the restrictions on mobility between autonomous communities, all at a time of falling incidence of infections and acceleration without pause the vaccination campaign. The authorities have called for the responsibility of the public and recall that the end of the state of alarm does not mean that the virus has disappeared. At least Eight autonomous communities will begin to vaccinate the general population between 40 and 49 years old in June, after the immunization campaign has accelerated in recent days with the arrival of new shipments of vaccines. Th...
Mixing AstraZeneca with Pfizer could triple some adverse effects
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Mixing AstraZeneca with Pfizer could triple some adverse effects

Preliminary findings from a study released Wednesday in the journal "The Lancet"they point to combine doses of covid-19 vaccines developed by AstraZeneca and Pfizer / BioNTech causes mild and moderate reactions up to three times more frequent than if the standard vaccination schedules are followed, with two injections of the same preparation. A team led by experts from the British University of Oxford launched an investigation in February this year to investigate the effects of combining two doses of preparations manufactured by different pharmaceutical companies and they saw that this increased the so-called reactogenicity. This term refers to the common adverse reactions expecte...
Direct |  Spain and most EU countries oppose free PCR for travel if you are not vaccinated
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Direct | Spain and most EU countries oppose free PCR for travel if you are not vaccinated

Spain and a majority of member states reject the free PCR that travelers not vaccinated against the coronavirus will have to do this summer to be able to travel with the european covid certificate by the rest of the European Union, a condition demanded by the European Parliament to support the initiative.On a national level, the Government and communities meet this Wednesday for the first time since the end of the state of alarm within the Interterritorial Health Council that will analyze the novelties of the vaccination plan with the arrival of new vaccines such as Janssen's. The meeting takes place after the Public Health Commission has approved expanding the use of the Janssen vaccine for p...
DIRECT |  Key Summit for Communities to decide their restrictions with the end of the state of alarm
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DIRECT | Key Summit for Communities to decide their restrictions with the end of the state of alarm

The communities await the Interterritorial Council of the National Health System this afternoon to learn about the possible solutions that the Government can give them to control the virus without the shield of the state of alarm, which ends on May 9, and with which they will finish designing their plans towards normality. To avoid a repeat of the disparity in judicial resolutions of last summer, the Executive yesterday approved a royal decree-law that will allow the autonomies resort to the Supreme Court when their measures are denied by the higher courts of justice.For its part, Catalonia communicated a confirmed case of the Indian strain of the coronavirus and another suspect. At the nation...
What about the AstraZeneca ‘forgotten’?  Key dates to know when the second dose might arrive
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What about the AstraZeneca ‘forgotten’? Key dates to know when the second dose might arrive

About two million people under the age of 60 vaccinated against covid-19 with the first dose of AstraZeneca They are in Spain waiting to find out what will happen to them from May 8, when the first to receive the puncture will complete the 12 weeks that the technical data sheet of this formula marks as the interval between the two doses. The first consignment of 196,800 doses of the vaccine developed by the University of Oxford arrived in Spain on February 6 and began to be distributed among the Autonomous Communities on Monday, February 8, after the European Medicines Agency (EMA) authorized its administration on January 29. At that time, the Ministry of Health chose to allocate...
IN DEPTH |  Vaccine trials in children in Spain: they will be the key to ending the covid pandemic
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IN DEPTH | Vaccine trials in children in Spain: they will be the key to ending the covid pandemic

It is "extraordinarily rare" that the smallest become seriously ill from covid-19, but they do become infected and can spread the virus to other people. Therefore, "if we want to interrupt transmission and achieve herd immunity, they have to enter in the equation "of the vaccination campaign. These are the statements of the pediatrician and epidemiologist Quique Bassat, who anticipates that by "before summer" the preliminary results of the essays that the pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Moderna, whose vaccines against covid-19 are based on messenger RNA, they are being carried out in the child population. The four vaccines approved so far by the European Medicines Agency (EM...