Highlights of COVID-19

The remarkable thing about the pandemic has shown the advancement of science, at a clinical and molecular level. With the new knowledge, the urgent obligation to intervene in the behavior of people, their mobility and the reduction of contacts, the increase of care for people with greater risk with the increase of family and community […]

X-ray of excess deaths from the pandemic

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection assured that mortality in times of pandemic has represented a constant measurement challenge to establish how many people die from Covid-19 or from other causes. In the case of Barranquilla, he indicated that it is the city on the Atlantic Coast and in Colombia that –apparently– has gone […]

On video | Camino Nuevo Barranquilla will strengthen preventive medicine

A total of 80 thousand users will benefit from the Camino Nuevo Barranquilla that advances in the old building of the Barranquilla Hospital, located in the San Roque neighborhood. The new project, which is built in an area of ​​11,019 square meters without affecting the heritage building of the current Hospital, guarantees care for users […]

Healthy diet only available to the rich | Future Planet

In the midst of the covid-19 pandemic, the latest UN report on hunger and nutrition leaves us with a bleak picture that only contributes to making it worse: hunger continues to increase in the world and only the rich can afford a healthy diet, which represents at least five times more than the paltry $ […]

Government clarifies Bloomberg figures on Covid

The controversy was ignited this Thursday with an article published by the magazine ‘Bloomberg’, which shows that Colombia currently has the fourth highest number of cases in Latin America and that on a per capita basis the death figures of the country in recent weeks they are the worst in the world, with 43.1 deaths […]

“The Government supports the Barranquilla proposal for now”: Ernesto Lucena

It has been one of the protagonists in the era of the pandemic. Ernesto Lucena, Minister of Sports, has figured quite a bit in the midst of the bickering around the biosafety protocol and the entire process of restarting Colombian professional football. In dialogue with EL HERALDO, the minister referred to the burning issues of […]

COVID-19 research: double-acting antiviral strategy

news Frankfurt scientists identify possible weaknesses of the SARS-CoV-2 virus by Adolf Albus (30.07.2020) When the SARS-CoV-2 virus enters human cells, it has its own proteins made by the human host cell. One of these virus proteins called PLpro is essential for the virus to multiply and spread quickly. An international team of scientists led […]

The Ministry of Finance decided to more than double its domestic borrowing

An increase in domestic borrowing to finance the increased budget deficit in Russia is more profitable than spending from the National Wealth Fund (NWF) because of the need to convert currencies, said Deputy Finance Minister Vladimir Kolychev. According to him, the gross domestic borrowing in 2020 will amount to 5 trillion rubles. This is more […]

The Ministry of Finance decided to more than double its domestic borrowing

An increase in domestic borrowing to finance the increased budget deficit in Russia is more profitable than spending from the National Wealth Fund (NWF) because of the need to convert currencies, said Deputy Finance Minister Vladimir Kolychev. According to him, the gross domestic borrowing in 2020 will amount to 5 trillion rubles. This is more […]