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Deadly West Nile Virus is back with first case of infection detected in Spain’s Sevilla

AN INDIVIDUAL from Sevilla has been admitted this Wednesday to a ICU hospital ward affected by meningoencephalitis due to the West Nile virus. This is...

COVID-19 passports to be extended to indoor hospitality and leisure venues in Andalucia area of Spain

ANDALUCIA will extend COVID passports to indoor access for hospitality and leisure businesses. The regional Superior Court court(TSJA) approved the measure in Granada this Friday. The...

COVID-19: Retired doctor first to be hospitalised over coronavirus in Malaga as number of infected in Spain reaches 150

A 73-YEAR-OLD retired doctor is being treated for pneumonia brought on by the coronavirus in Malaga.  The patient was admitted to the University Hospital of...

Beat the bugs with asparagus

Doctors discover that popular vegetable has powerful natural antibiotic to ward off illness

Number of coronavirus related deaths in Spain’s Malaga increase, but new infections drop dramatically

THE number of deaths in Malaga province have risen, but the number of new infections has decreased dramatically.

Gibraltar cuts COVID-19 self-isolation time to five days as cases drop

PEOPLE who get COVID-19 in Gibraltar will now only have to self-isolate for five days after they tested positive, its health authority announced. Director of...

MAPPED: The latest coronavirus cases in Spain’s Andalucia as region prepares for 15,000 COVID-19 patients

THE number of COVID-19 cases in Andalucia has risen to 1,287 as of today.  In a map shared by the Junta, Malaga is by far...

UK doctors warn holidaymakers of henna tattoos

Say no to henna

COUNTDOWN IS ON: More victims of painkiller Nolotil come forward ahead of Spain probe

It comes weeks before a health campaigner is set to take her findings to a meeting with Spain’s top medication governing body in Madrid next month

Europe’s first fire ants that make cats and dogs go blind found in Marbella and could take TWO YEARS...

The finding of the invasive creature, published in the journal Iberomyrmex, is thought to have been in part due to increased temperatures on the Costa del Sol

Doctors in Spain launch three-year plan to eradicate Hepatitis C

According to the WHO there is no current vaccine for Hepatitis C, but in Spain a drug has been deployed since 2015 to treat over 120,000 people

Tarragona men have Spain’s ‘worst semen’

The city is investigating what's causing the low sperm mobility

Spain’s PM Pedro Sanchez receives booster as population urged to keep up with COVID-19 jabs

SPAIN'S Prime Minister released a photograph showing him receiving a booster dose of the vaccine which everyone over 40 years old is now eligible...

Spain’s Andalucia to roll out fourth dose of Covid-19 vaccine this autumn

THE second booster jabs are due to arrive in Andalucia this coming September or October, the Junta has announced. As with the first booster jab,...

Warnings as woman almost DIES in Spain after suffering huge allergic reaction to partner’s sperm in WORLD FIRST

According to the British Medical Journal, the unidentified 31-year-old had trouble breathing and started vomiting after the sexual contact

Dog in Spain camps outside hospital as owner recovers from operation

She refused to be dragged away from the hospital doors

COVID-19 infections and hospital admissions show no signs of slowing down in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

CORONAVIRUS infections have fallen slightly today(July 23) to 2,913 new cases in the Valencian Community. The last two days have seen cases above the 3,000...

Mass gatherings in Spain linked to monkeypox, new research shows

Monkeypox patients reported attending two major public events in Spain before being struck down with symptoms of the painful disease.  A major mass gathering on...

ANALYSIS: The stats that reveal who died from COVID-19 in Spain during first year of pandemic

SPAIN’S National Institute of Statistics (INE) this month published the first dataset on COVID-19 deaths according to age and location. The figures allow for visualisation...

Spaniards identify cancer’s ‘Achilles heel’

Discovery of ‘ghost’ cells could revolutionise treatment of the disease

LISTED: 24 municipalities in Spain’s Andalucia at extreme risk for COVID-19 as rest of region moves clear of red...

TWENTY weeks after the end of the state of alarm in Spain, there are just 24 municipalities in Andalucia at ‘extreme risk’ for COVID-19...

Lethal painkiller Nolotil facing regulation following meeting of Spain’s top health chiefs

UK-BANNED painkiller Nolotil which has claimed the lives of countless expats is facing nationwide regulation. It comes after a campaigner took a suitcase full of...

Unvaccinated patients make up two-thirds of intensive care COVID-19 cases in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

TWO out of three recent ICU hospital admissions for COVID-19 in the Valencian Community have involved unvaccinated patients. Official health figures for the period between...

First specialist centres to be announced for sufferers of rare skin condition in Madrid

The first reference centres to help children suffering from butterfly skin will be announced during a special event at La Paz Hospital, Madrid.

LISTED: These are the 23 municipalities in Spain’s Andalucia at extreme risk for COVID-19

ACCORDING to the latest data update published by the Regional Ministry of Health, there are 23 municipalities in Andalucia in the red zone for...

We’re only human… just

OUR bodies are covered in microscopic creatures, including bacteria, viruses and fungi. Not surprisingly the vast majority of this microscopic life resides in our...

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