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WORLD FIRST: Teen hospitalised over Fortnite addiction in Spain’s Valencia

RESEARCHERS in Valencia have registered the first clinical case in the world for video game addiction. A team of specialists from the Provincial Hospital of...

Pfizer begins production of COVID-19 vaccine for children ages five to 11

VACCINES for children under age 12 are officially in production.  The German laboratory Pfizer-BioNTech, which has developed a specific formula to vaccinate children aged between...

Spain pioneers new Covid skin test that shows immunity and whether third vaccine is needed

SPANISH scientists have developed a new low-cost skin test that shows COVID-19 immunity and determines whether a third vaccine dose is required. The test which...

COVID-19 infections and hospital case continue falling in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

355 new COVID-19 cases were declared today(September 10) in the Valencian Community. The Friday total is down on last week's 582 infections and 854 cases...

COVID-19 cases falling briskly in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

ANOTHER significant fall in coronavirus infections was announced today(September 9) in the Valencian Community. 401 new COVID-19 cases were declared today compared to 702 infections...

How to get a free colour vision test for your child on Spain’s Costa Blanca

EYE experts in the region are encouraging children to undergo free colour vision tests at an early age to help guide their future career...

Baby fractures skull in Murcia hospital incubator fall in Spain as parents only get €1,420 in compensation

THE parents of a newborn Murcia baby who rolled out of a hospital incubator and suffered a skull fracture have been given €1,420 in...

All of Spain’s Malaga, except Costa del Sol, drops to COVID-19 Alert Level 1—which sees coronavirus control measures eased...

THE whole province of Malaga, except the Costa del Sol health district, has been given the green light to transition to COVID-19 Alert Level...

COVID-19 case count continues to drop in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

430 new COVID-19 cases were reported today(September 8) in the Valencian Community. That compares to 748 infections last Wednesday and 1,059 cases a fortnight ago. As...

Woman in Spain’s La Rioja discovers she was swapped as a baby in maternity ward mix up and brought...

A WOMAN is seeking €3 million in damages from health authorities after discovering that two decades ago, she and another newborn were accidentally swapped...

Costa Blanca teenager is treated for suspected myocarditis after getting COVID-19 vaccine shot in Spain

AN Alicante teenager has been treated in hospital for possible myocarditis following a second COVID-19 vaccine injection. The 17-year-old boy is not seriously ill and...

Spain’s Malaga registers lowest COVID-19 rate in three months—with half of Malaga’s health districts at Alert Level 1

THE current cumulative incidence rate in Malaga province for COVID-19 stands at 140.6 cases per 100,000 inhabitants in the last 14 days—below the high...

Hospital admissions dip below ‘300’ mark as COVID-19 cases continue falling in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

NEW coronavirus figures recorded another drop today(September 7) in the Valencian Community as hospitalisations fell below 300 patients for the first time since early...

Spain’s Malaga reports zero COVID-19 deaths for first time in over a month

ENCOURAGING data reveals zero COVID-19 deaths in the province of Malaga for the first time in over a month. According to data provided by the...

Weekend COVID-19 cases fall by 40% in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infections reported another significant fall in the Valencian Community today(September 6) to go down by 40% on last Monday's total. The news came...

Spain’s coronavirus infection rate just dropped below ‘200’ for the first time in over two months

SPAIN'S Covid-19 contagion rate dropped below 200 cases per 100,000 inhabitants for the first time in over two months, according to the latest health...

Latest COVID-19 case numbers for the Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

582 new coronavirus infections were reported today(September 3) in the Valencian Community. The latest health ministry figures continue an impressive downward trend in COVID-19 cases. Today's...

Appointment-free COVID-19 vaccinations starting next week in Costa Blanca area of Spain

MASS vaccination centres in the Valencian Community will offer 'drop-in' COVID-19 inoculations from next Tuesday(September 7). Valencian Health Minister, Ana Barcelo, announced the news today...

Third dose of COVID vaccine coming up for thousands of residents in Spain’s Valencia region

AN estimated 32,000 residents in the Valencia region are in line to receive a third dose of the COVID vaccine. The debate about whether or...

COVID-19 case numbers continue dropping in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

COVID-19 infection totals have notched up another weekly and daily fall in the Valencian Community. 702 new cases were reported today, compared to 836 infections...

Pedro Sanchez sets 90% COVID-19 full vaccination target for Spain

SPAIN'S Prime Minister, Pedro Sanchez, has raised the stakes over the country's vaccination programme by announcing that he wants 90% of the population fully...

British company open 13 new COVID-19 testing clinics across Spain as part of global expansion

A BRITISH COVID-19 testing group is expanding across the world after ‘a surge in demand for PCR tests’. DAM Health recently opened 13 new coronavirus testing clinics...

Council in Spain’s Catalunya hires bug exterminators to target sewers overrun by cockroaches

SIXTY feet below Sitges, a town close to Barcelona, cockroaches have taken over the sewers.  The bugs are wading through a river of raw sewage...

Spain’s Andalucia plans to vaccinate children aged 0-11 against COVID-19 by end of October

THE Junta is working on a vaccination plan for children aged 0-11 years, expected to begin at the end of October. The campaign would be...

COVID-19 cases maintain reduced totals in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

748 new coronavirus cases were reported today(September 1) in the Valencian Community, compared to 1,059 a week ago. Back on August 4, the daily total...

Falling COVID-19 cases and hospital admissions in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

THE coronavirus health situation is maintaining its significant improvement in the Valencian Community. Lower infections and reduced hospital admissions are continuing days before the regional...

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