Sunday, August 7, 2022


Spain approves monkeypox vaccines plus Covid-19 booster shots for elderly and vulnerable people

SPAIN'S Ministry of Health has approved a vaccination against monkeypox to be used in a very small number of cases where people have had...

Donkey therapy launched for health workers battling coronavirus in Spain’s Andalucia

DONKEYS have been roped in to provide therapy for health workers battling the coronavirus crisis in Andalucia.  The so-called Doctor Donkey programme in Huelva has...

Top of the Taps – Where is the best tap water in Spain found?

LIVE in  San Sebastian? Lucky … you have the best tap water in all of Spain.  Data sourced by the Organisation of Consumers and Users...

EBOLA UPDATE: Supply of experimental treatment has run out, reveal Madrid doctors

Doctors treating the second Spanish priest to be flown home with Ebola are exploring other options after announcing there is no more 'ZMapp'

Spain’s Balearic Islands want to relax measure forcing use of face masks on beaches

Balearic Health Minister Patricia Gomez said she has already appealed to the Spanish government for flexibility on this measure

New restrictions may return to bars and restaurants in areas of Spain with high COVID-19 rates and rising hospital...

PLANS to restrict hospitality and nightlife businesses under certain circumstances are to be discussed this Tuesday afternoon by Spain's Public Health Commission. The body includes...

Quick COVID-19 passport U-turn over legal fears in Murcia area of Spain

THE Murcia government has done a fast flip-flop over its COVID passport plans by reversing a decision to use it for hospitality venues. On Tuesday,...

Owners of meat company behind deadly listeria outbreak distributed 110,000 kilos of product AFTER becoming aware of killer bacteria...

MEAT company Magrudis distributed 110,000 kilos of product AFTER becoming aware of listeria contamination in December 2018.  That is the accusation of Facua consumer association,...

Don’t be scared to see your dentist

How to calm your nerves in the dentist’s chair

ON THE FRONT LINE: Valencia hospital trials white blood cell treatment to combat COVID infection

They are said to target infected cells, preventing them from multiplying and thus stopping the virus from spreading through the body.

30-stone woman dies in Mallorca after 12-hour attempt to remove her from home

She was too large to be taken down the stairs on a stretcher or out of the windows

Lateral Flow and PCR Covid tests: What’s the difference and when to get tested ahead of festivities in Spain

THE countdown to Christmas Day is well underway with those long-awaited festive get-togethers just around the corner.  But with the highly transmissible Omicron variant spreading...

CORONAVIRUS DIARY: Day 16 of Spain’s lockdown and Mamma is feeling more confused than ever

Now, not only do I NOT know what day it is. I no longer know what time it is.

Compulsory siesta introduced in a Valencia town

Tradition is enforced as Ador mayor mandates three hour siesta

ASK GRANNY: Your Family Needs a Fire Safety Plan

Every family needs to think seriously about keeping safe, and one of the biggest safety needs is a clear and well-rehearsed fire safety plan....

Coronavirus mortality rate in Spain is at 4% according to Oxford University study

A NEW study has revealed that the mortality rate of coronavirus in Spain is at 4%.

The seven year twitch: New report shows that divorce is bad for your health – if you’re a man

IF you want to stay healthy, stay married. This is the message from a new study which shows that men who live alone for seven...

Manufacturers of ‘lethal’ drug Nolotil face €500 million lawsuit

A €500 million lawsuit is launched and there are already 200 claimants, following an Olive Press investigation

Menopausal women in Spain choose natural remedies over drugs

Four in ten women now opting for natural methods to treat symptoms such as hot flushes and loss of collagen

NEW INFECTIONS tumble over the weekend in latest COVID-19 report from the Costa Blanca area of Spain

WEEKEND COVID-19 case totals fell to their lowest level this month, according to the Valencian health ministry. Figures released today(May 24), combined with a Saturday...

LISTED: 156 municipalities in Spain’s Andalucia at extreme risk of COVID-19

156 MUNICIPALITIES in Spain’s Andalucia at extreme risk of COVID-19 for exceeding a 14-day cumulative incidence rate of 250 cases per 100,000 inhabitants. Scores of...

Multiple sclerosis sufferers in Spain can get symptom relief from new drug

SPAIN is getting its first doses of an American drug to help people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, which accounts for 80% of MS sufferers. Zeposia...

COVID-19 cases fall on a week-to-week basis in Costa Blanca and Valencia areas of Spain

A fresh set of COVID-19 infection figures are tentatively suggesting a possible slowing down of new cases in the Valencian Community. Health ministry figures today(July...

UPDATE: Agonising wait continues for British mother separated from newborn baby

A British mother claiming her newborn girl has been taken from her by a Spanish hospital is still waiting to be reunited with her daughter after two and a half weeks

BREAKING: New coronavirus case confirmed in Spain as country’s stock exchange sheds €20 BILLION and emergency health meeting called...

AN Italian doctor who was holidaying in Tenerife has tested positive for coronavirus, health chiefs have confirmed.  The tourist is the second case detected on...

Spain joins US, China and Australia in bid to find cure against coronavirus

Scientific teams across the world are scrambling to create a vaccine to prevent or cure the infection





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