“The coronavirus has had it easier in dense and polluted cities”

For the World Health Organization (WHO), the COVID-19 crisis has taught lessons that should not be forgotten. This is how it manifests Maria Neira, his Director of Public Health, who participated in the closing ceremony of the I Symposium: Observatory of Health organized by EL ESPAÑOL. Instead of hoping for a vaccine to return to … Read more

Cuban animator Víctor Alfonso, sick with cancer, gets the attention of Public Health authorities

The Cuban filmmaker and animator Victor Alfonso Cedeño, who is applying for a humanitarian visa in the US to treat cancer and was denied a document required to process it, announced on his Facebook profile that his case reached the Minister of Public Health and apparently “will be resolved soon.” “Today they summoned me to … Read more

Spain adds 27,856 new cases of COVID-19 from Friday to Monday

A health worker in the Intensive Care Unit of the La Paz hospital, in Madrid, Spain, on September 28, 2020. REUTERS / Sergio Pérez MADRID, Oct 13 (Reuters) – The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Spain stood at 888,968 on Monday, adding 27,856 new infections to the total number announced on Friday, the last … Read more

EXCLUSIVE-Moderna Essay Does Not Include Enough Ethnic Minority Volunteers: Sources

CHICAGO, Oct 6 (Reuters) – The private contractors Moderna turned to to recruit volunteers to test its potential COVID-19 vaccine failed to recruit enough Black, Latino and Native American participants to determine its effectiveness in those ethnic groups. Pharmaceutical employees and researchers who are taking part in the process told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A sign … Read more

WHO and IMF ask governments to prioritize health spending to contain COVID-19

RELATED VIDEO – WHO asks all countries to enter quarantine (01:40) The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva, together with the director of the World Health Organization (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, wrote a column for the British media Telegraph, in which they call on leaders of developed countries to prioritize health … Read more

They reactivate a solidarity campaign to have a 10% budget for health in Bolivia

The initiative was launched in 2017 by Father Mateo Bautista, of the San Camilo order. This time the call is through social networks and Bolivian citizens abroad can participate. Publication date: October 04, 2020, 12: 00hs Father Mateo Bautista, promoter of the solidarity campaign The solidarity campaign “Movement 10% for the Health of Bolivia” is … Read more

Trump will be transferred to a military hospital after diagnosis of COVID-19

By Jeff Mason, Alexandra Alper, Steve Holland US President Donald Trump accompanied by his wife Melania Trump on his way to the Air Force One presidential plane on his way to Cleveland to participate in the first televised debate of the US presidential campaign, at Saint Andrews Air Force Base from the state of Maryland, … Read more

Older adults turned to the courts to get beds in clinics

On Monday at 8 p.m. Marta’s phone rang and she didn’t take long to answer. Her mother had to be transferred to a hospital or medical center. The call came from the nursing home where the patient who was suffering from cardiac decompensation resides. The emergency service did not take long to put María (90) … Read more

WHO announces 120 million rapid COVID-19 tests for poorest nations

ILLUSTRATIVE IMAGE of a healthcare worker taking test tubes with blood and plasma samples after a separation process in a centrifuge during a COVID-19 vaccine study at Research Centers of America, in Hollywood, Florida, United States . September 24, 2020. REUTERS / Marco Bello Sep 28 (Reuters) – Some 120 million rapid diagnostic tests for … Read more

Hotels Viva obtains the ICTE Safe Tourism certification

The hotels VIVA Golf Adults Only 18+, VIVA Cala Mesquida Resort & Spa, VIVA Blue & Spa and VIVA Suites & Spa Adults Only 16+ have obtained the Safe Tourism certification from the Institute for Spanish Tourism Quality, accrediting the health risk prevention system implemented in this hotel . The audit carried out by this … Read more