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Knowledge without justice ought to be called cunning rather than wisdom.

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The Spanish government has issued a new law forcing people to wear face masks even on the beach and by swimming pools. This has been done regardless that the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) has communicated that it is only medical face masks that might have a small effect to prevent COVID-19 if they are worn and handled properly.


Some countries have suspended use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca jab after reports of blood clots in vaccinated people. The safety committee of the European Medicines Agency (EMA), PRAC, is reviewing all cases related to blood clots, reported post-vaccination.

Breaking News: Experts in Norway say it is the vaccine of AstraZeneca that has caused the blood clots.

There are many differences between the COVID-19 vaccines. The Pfizer, Oxford-Astra-Zeneca and Moderna vaccines each require two doses and you are not fully vaccinated until a week after your second shot.

Viruses constantly change through mutation and variations due to evolution and adaptation processes. Mutations of SARS-CoV-2 that have caused Covid-19 have been observed globally. While most emerging mutations will not have a significant impact on the spread of the virus, some mutations or combinations of mutations may provide the virus with an increased transmissibility or the ability to evade the host immune response.


Common adverse reactions to mRNA vaccines are fever and nausea, which could kill frail and elderly people. It is advisable to carry out individual evaluation for each frail or terminally ill patient to see if the benefits of vaccination outweigh the risk of eventual side effects.


A study in the UK shows that the majority of people who have been infected with COVID-19 seem to be immune against reinfection for at least 5 months. The study also indicates that people who have naturally acquired immunity still can transmit the virus to others.

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The vast majority of patients treated for COVID-19 in hospitals show symptoms six months later. Fatigue and muscle weakness are the most common symptoms, according to a study published in The Lancet.


The Public Health Care of Andalucía has launched the App. Salud Andalucía, where one finds information and news of interest about the healthcare. It also gives access to a catalogue of other health related Apps. that are approved by the Health authorities. Among these Apps. are Salud Responde. They are all free to download and use.


The Spanish Government has launched a new web site containing information about the vaccination against COVID-19.

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Spain will demand a negative PCR-test from 23 November of all international travellers arriving by air or sea. The PCR-test has to be taken within 72 hours before arriving in Spain from high COVID-19 risk countries.

OBS! TMA (Transcription-Mediated Amplification) and RT-LAMP (Reverse Transcriptase Loop-Mediated Isothermal Amplification), have been incorporated on 10 December 2020 as accepted diagnostic tests in addition to the PCR-test to enter Spain.

Breaking News: Negativ COVID-19 test is now also required for people arriving to Spain by land from risk areas in France. Exceptions are being made for children under six years old, people living near the border, etc.

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The management of the community decided to close the showers and the toilets by the swimming pools when the pools were allowed to be used again when the COVID-19 restrictions were eased in June. The showers by the pools are to be used for hygienic reasons. The decision of the management stands in stark contrast to the municipality information, where people were advised to use the showers by the beach as a measurement against COVID-19.


The regional government of Andalucia (Junta de Andalucía) has decided to extend the mandatory use of face masks to all outdoor and indoor public spaces. The stricter regulation comes into force at 12.00 am on Wednesday, 15 July 2020, and will be part of a package of new measures to prevent the spread of Covid-19.

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The swimming pools were dirty and there was lots of ants already by the end of last summer. One could have expected that these issues should have been dealt with before the start of the summer season. This year when there's an ongoing pandemic, then it's outrageous that the swimming pools have not been cleaned thoroughly.


The Spanish Government has decided to wear face masks will be compulsory from Thursday 21 May in all public spaces where a distance of two meters cannot be kept to others. It applies to everybody from the age of six years old.

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It's been reported that there has been lots of movement of people in and out of one block and between two apartments within the building. These people do not just put themselves at higher risk of being contaminated with the Coronavirus. Their lack of respect of staying at home as much as possible also increase the risk of others to be contaminated with the Coronavirus.