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Spain’s hospitals see unusual spike in bronchiolitis cases among young children

SPANISH hospitals are currently experiencing an unexpected spike in bronchiolitis cases among children, due to the spread of the respiratory syncytial virus (hRSV). The...

EXCLUSIVE: British woman stuck in Spain finally flown home after horror five-storey fall at hotel

A young British woman who fell five floors from a Spanish hotel and spent six weeks in hospital has finally been flown home.  Tionne Cherae...

‘Hellhound’: The delightfully-named new Covid variant sweeping across Spain

The new Covid variant that is sweeping through Spain has unofficially been given the delightful moniker of ‘Hellhound’ by social media users. It is certainly...

Alarming statistic shows diabetes is a rising health threat in Spain

Worrying new data shows diabetes in Spain is a serious problem and health experts are worried there are no signs of cases slowing down.  Out...

Virus warning as 15 people die from Covid-19 in one week in Spain’s Malaga

Fifteen people from the province of Malaga have died from Covid-19 in one week, according to health authorities.  The Ministry of Health reported on Tuesday...

Costa Blanca border town in Spain wants to use nearby Mar Menor hospital in Murcia region

RESIDENTS of Pilar de la Horadada may get a much shorter hospital trip compared to a 22 kilometre road journey to Torrevieja Hospital. Pilar mayor...

British expat with Alzheimer’s arrested for killing wife at Costa del Sol home in Spain

AN 80-year-old British Alzheimer's sufferer has been arrested by the Policia Nacional in Benalmadena after the fatal stabbing of his wife. He had been arrested...

REMINDER: Spaces Covid face masks still have to be worn in Spain’s Andalucia

SINCE last April 20, and after two years of the coronavirus pandemic, the mask ceased to be mandatory inside buildings in Spain, with a...

First ever cases of humans catching avian flu are confirmed in Spain

THE first ever cases of avian flu among humans in Spain have been confirmed by the World Health Organisation(WHO). The two infections were among farm...

Man threatens to kill doctor at Murcia region health centre in Spain

POLICE in Molina de Segura, Murcia, have arrested a man who threatened to kill a doctor at the town's health centre. The irate patient, 56,...

Spain’s Valencian government cleared of negligence over low PPE supplies to medics during Covid pandemic early stages

THE Valencian government has been cleared of negligence over the lack of PPE gear for medics during the first months of the Covid-19 pandemic. The...

Health experts call for ‘necessary precautions’ to prevent polio returning to Spain

CONCERNS over a possible return of polio has prompted Spain's emergency centre(CCAES)- led by the familiar 'pandemic' figure of epidemiologist Fernando Simon- to call...

The Rise of CannaGamers: Cannabis Culture Among Gamers

Cannabis makes any activity more exciting, be it a simple home party with friends or binge-watching your favorite TV shows. There is even a...

Heat-related deaths surged during sizzling hot summer on Spain’s Costa Blanca

A scorching Costa Blanca summer brought an almost three-fold rise in deaths caused by high temperatures. Madrid's Carlos III Health Institute says that 238 people...

Spain’s Malaga registers highest number of Covid-19 deaths in three months

MALAGA has recorded the highest number of COVID-10 deaths in three months. According to data provided by the Andalucian Institute of Cartography and Statistics (IECA),...

Spanish cancer association calls for smoke-free zones in Spain’s Malaga

SPAIN’S Asociación Española contra el Cáncer (Aecc) has called for a total ban on smoking in several various emblematic sites in the province as...

Under-fire boss resigns from criticised Torrevieja Hospital on Spain’s Costa Blanca

THE head of Torrevieja's health department, Pilar Santos, has resigned just over a year after it returned to public management. Ribera Salud contract to run...

Covid-19 pandemic ‘not over’ warning for Spain’s Costa Blanca as booster roll out continues

VALENCIAN president, Ximo Puig, has warned that the Covid-19 pandemic is 'not over' despite the low number of ICU hospital admissions. Just 5% of regional...

Caminito del Rey in Spain’s Malaga commemorates World Breast Cancer Day

THE Caminito del Rey has joined today, Wednesday October 19, the commemoration of World Breast Cancer Day in solidarity with the fight against this...

Costa Blanca airport in Spain pioneers special sensory room for autistic travellers

ALICANTE-ELCHE airport will become Spain's first airport to have a special room for passengers with autism spectrum disorders(ASD). A lounge will be created close to...

British tourist lost all her limbs after contracting infection in Spain’s Alicante area

A British tourist just had a common infection while on holiday in Spain, but she lost all of her limbs. She was told she had...

Raising awareness of glaucoma for World Sight Day

EXPERTS are urging people to learn about glaucoma and have regular eye checks to help protect their vision from glaucoma – one of the...

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...

LUGHOLES OPEN: Specsavers launches brand new hearing centre in Benidorm on Spain’s Costa Blanca

SPECSAVERS has celebrated the launch of its exciting new audiology service in Benidorm. It is not just a very high-quality service but the team of...

What is private label CBD oil and how does it work?

Private label CBD oil is simply CBD oil that has been made by a company who is not the original manufacturer. This oil has...

Covid-19 pandemic triggers big rise in stressed-out workers taking drugs in Spain

A massive uptake in drug consumption among public sector workers in Spain has been recorded since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic in March...

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