The Fallacy That Vaccinating 70% Achieves Group Immunity: "we Don't
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The fallacy that vaccinating 70% achieves group immunity: “We don’t know when we will reach it”

Specialists do not consider 70% vaccinated as a “magic” figure that justifies the lifting of measures. The concept of group, or herd, immunity is one of the most slippery of all that we have learned with the pandemic. It is very easy to define it: the indirect protection that is achieved when a population becomes […]

Who Warns Of The Next Lethal Pandemic: "it Could Happen
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WHO warns of the next lethal pandemic: “It could happen at any time”

The World Health Organization says that the catastrophe caused by Covid-19 could have been avoided and asks to maintain a continuous response capacity. The world needs to have a strong financing mechanism that allows it to face future pandemics and that, in an emergency, can disburse between 50,000 and 100,000 million dollars in the short […]

The Five Weak Points Of The Government's Plan To Return
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The five weak points of the Government’s plan to return to the stadiums

The limitation of capacity, the use of masks or the prohibition of eating and drinking generate certain questions for the experts. This is something as desired by some as it is feared by others: thousands of people in the same room for two hours cheering on a team could be the recurring nightmare of any […]

The New Normality Reaches The Autonomous Communities With Incidents 25
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The new normality reaches the Autonomous Communities with incidents 25 times greater than those of the 2020 de-escalation

The criteria for reopening a year ago were extremely strict, despite the fact that ICU incidents and occupations were much lower. How fragile is a criterion for a couple of videos to make it wobble? Six and a half months waiting for May 9 and, when it arrives, a few hundred people celebrate, the nets […]

Lumps In The Neck: When To Worry And Consult A
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Lumps in the neck: when to worry and consult a doctor

The vast majority of thyroid nodules are harmless, but others require diagnosis and treatment in a specialized unit. Feeling your neck when doing a regular activity, such as washing or dressing, and finding solid lumps to the touch can be a distressing experience for many. What are they, and how can they affect health? The […]

This Is The Sanofi And Gsk Vaccine Against Covid 19 That
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This is the Sanofi and GSK vaccine against Covid-19 that uses a technology different from the rest

The companies’ intention is to test the vaccine as a booster for previous sera. The drug will be available in the last quarter of 2021. Sanofi has just announced positive results from its most advanced Covid-19 vaccine. CoV2 preS dTM is its scientific name and the company indicates that it produces a strong immune response […]

The Danger Of Stopping Wearing The Mask “in Not Many
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The danger of stopping wearing the mask “in not many days”: experts warn Simón

Lifting restrictions too soon can prolong the pandemic and favor the appearance of new mutations. On June 9, 2020, the rule was published that brought the ephemeral new normal to our country, when the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic seemed like it was going to be the only one. The royal decree-law established the […]

The Seven Big Questions That Surround The Covid 19 Vaccines
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The seven big questions that surround the Covid-19 vaccines

Researchers don’t yet know if it will be possible to create broad-spectrum vaccines or if combining two different doses can boost immunity. From the point of view of a global pandemic, the biggest challenge facing a vaccine is accessibility. For a vaccine against a pandemic to be effective, we have to get it everywhere. Even […]

The Heroes Of The Marañón Miracle: This Is How They
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The heroes of the Marañón miracle: this is how they achieved a unique transplant that will save dozens of babies

The transplant in asystole and from a donor with an incompatible blood group to baby Naiara opens up hope for other children who are waiting for a heart. Talking about miracles in the world of science is not always well seen. There are those who think – not without reason – that a disservice is […]

Individualism And Solidarity Soar Equally After The Pandemic
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Individualism and solidarity soar equally after the pandemic

The professor of Sociology at the UA, Juan Antonio Roche, affirms that the changes that have occurred in the behavior of the population will not be permanent. The Spanish population, and in particular the mediterranean culture, has always been characterized by good humor, affection and bodily closeness. But if the pandemic has shared something around […]