Wednesday, October 21, 2020

‘Drastic’ measures will be taken this Friday to curb Covid in Spain’s Andalucia

Junta president, Juanma Moreno, has acknowledged that Primary Care is being being ‘overwhelmed and overrun’ because it is experiencing ‘a pressure like never before in history’.

Pharmaceutical firm in Spain to start manufacturing Moderna vaccine in coming months

A SPANISH company is preparing to produce a coronavirus vaccine candidate in the new year.  Pharmaceutical firm Rovi, based...

Social gatherings reduced to a maximum of SIX people in Spain’s Ibiza and Mallorca from Wednesday

The restrictions will start on Wednesday, October 21 and serves to reduce the spread of coronavirus on the two islands

400 dogs to sniff out COVID-19 in Spain’s Barcelona

Canine handlers ensure that the dogs' reliability is up to PCR. It takes about one minute for the animals to smell the samples and another ten seconds to confirm the result.

Restrictions return from midnight for two cities on Spain’s Costa Blanca to stop COVID-19 rise

RESTRICTIONS to counter the recent spike in COVID-19 cases will be introduced in two areas of Alicante Province from midnight tonight.

COVID-19 vs. FLU: Main differences as explained by Spanish experts

With the flu season looming and COVID-19 still spreading, Spanish experts highlight the main differences between both viruses.

Government campaign to warn of dangers of alcohol gel poisoning in children as emergency calls skyrocket in Spain

THE government of Spain has launched a campaign aimed at children and parents to warn of the dangers of poisoning from hydroalcoholic...

Number of minors under 14 with COVID-19 in Spain’s Andalucia spikes twofold in just one month

The increase by 211.78% is more than double the increase recorded during the same period among adults between the ages of 45 and 64.

Andalucian cities of Malaga and Sevilla have highest number of hypochondriacs in whole of Spain, study reveals

The number of people who are overwhelmed by the slightest pain thinking that it could lead to a serious illness has shot up, especially in times of the current health crisis.

Kids’ junk food ads to be scrapped in Spain to tackle child obesity

According to the Ministry of Education, four out of 10 children in Spain are overweight, with 17.3% being clinically obese

Rebound reported in new COVID-19 cases on Spain’s Costa Blanca

NEW COVID-19 case rates have gone up in Alicante Province after a series of steady falls. Figures from the...

Spanish researchers to stage experimental concert to test COVID-19 virus spread

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, live event organisers have had to cancel all large gatherings from technology conferences to major concerts.

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Spain hopes to test its COVID-19 vaccines on humans by end of 2020

Spanish scientists have revealed that there are currently seven models of vaccines in phase 3, the stage in which clinical trials are carried out in humans.

Tips on eye care in Spain in lead up to World Sight Day

MILLIONS of people have missed out on vital eye tests during lockdown, potentially putting their eyesight and wider health at risk, warn...

Spain’s Andalucia will ‘guarantee’ coverage of COVID-19 related expenses for international tourists

The Vice-President and Minister of Tourism, Juan Marin, says that tourists who are infected in Andalucia will be ‘guaranteed’ the costs of confinement, hospital stay or return to their country.

Spain’s Andalucia rejects central government measures to restrict mobility

In addition to Andalucia, the autonomous communities of Madrid, Galicia and Catalunya, as well as the autonomous city of Ceuta have also rejected the proposal presented by the Ministry of Health.

ICU admissions double in one month in Spain

ICU patients have more than doubled in the last month, according to data from the Ministry of Health.

12 out of 103 municipalities in Spain’s Malaga are yet to register a single case of coronavirus

The municipalities which have no confirmed cases of coronavirus belong to the La Axarquia, Malaga and Serrania health districts

Mass sterilisation seen as ‘the only way’ to reduce stray cat colonies on Spain’s Costa Blanca

TORREVIEJA is to receive €12,000 from Alicante Provincial Council for the sterilisation of stray cats throughout the city.

COVID-19 death toll at nursing home in Spain’s Mallorca doubles in 48 hours as two ICUs near collapse

Earlier this week, the Balearic Ministry of Health reported that six people had lost their life to COVID-19 at the Bell Entorn Residence in just 24 hours

Junta President does not rule out travel restrictions in Spain’s Andalucia

After six months, COVID-19 has ‘turned our model of society upside down’.

Six elderly nursing home residents in Spain’s Mallorca ‘die of COVID-19’ in just 24 hours

The total number of fatalities at the Bell Entorn Residence in Soller now stands at eight and there are 116 active COVID-19 cases

Health staff to get pre-Christmas salary hike as a pandemic ‘thanks’ on Spain’s Costa Blanca

HEALTH WORKERS in the Valencian Community will get a pre-Christmas salary rise in recognition of their efforts during the pandemic.

Girl, 11, airlifted from Spain’s Mallorca to Barcelona after falling critically ill with COVID-19

Doctors had taken the decision to move the young girl to the Catalan capital after her health rapidly declined

More than 43,000 people put on ‘partial lockdown’ in Spain’s Palma de Mallorca to combat spread of COVID-19

Tomorrow, parts of Arquitecte Bennazar will face confinement, joining Son Gotleu, Can Capes, Soledat Nord and Son Canals which became 'hot zones' last week