Government buys vaccine against Covid for more than 8 million Dominicans

To date, the Dominican State has signed two agreements to purchase two types of vaccines that have been approved by international health organizations to combat COVID-19. In total, the country will purchase 17.5 million vaccines to apply to the population. Of this amount, 10 million correspond to AstraZeneca, named AZT1222, which is developed by the […]

Rafael Devers agree to one-year contract for $ 4.575 million

A person with knowledge of the terms said the Boston Red Sox agreed to a one-year, $ 4,575,000 contract with third baseman Rafael Devers, which avoids salary arbitration. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced details. Devers, 24, had a standout season in 2019, hitting .311 with 32 homers […]

Ivermectin: A debate about its use for Covid

In the Dominican Republic, a debate has been generated about the use of ivermectin as part of the treatment for people who have contracted the coronavirus. About this deworming drug, the Minister of Public Health, Plutarco Arias, said earlier in the week that the drug is not recommended for mass use, despite the fact that […]

“Lungs look worse than those of a smoker” –

Most people recover from the coronavirus without any problems, but some seriously ill corona patients have significant lung damage afterwards. An American trauma surgeon shows on X-rays what ‘post-covid lungs’ sometimes look like. “Worse than smoker’s lungs.” Texas surgeon Brittany Bankhead-Kendall shows three lung images: that of a healthy person, that of a smoker, and […]

Chinese vaccine is barely more than 50 percent effective –

The corona vaccine developed by the Chinese Sinovac is only 50.4 percent effective, according to the latest Brazilian study. That is much less than previous data showed and hardly more than the 50 percent required to be approved. Due to the high number of corona infections, Brazil chose to purchase the Chinese vaccine that was […]

The majority of covid patients continue with some symptoms half a year later

Author: EFE Reference image Photo: AFP The most frequent symptom was fatigue or muscle weakness, detected in 63% of the patients, followed by difficulties in falling asleep —26% —and anxiety or depression —23%, according to the data. Most hospitalized patients with covid-19 present at least one symptom, such as fatigue, six months after overcoming the […]

“People pay 400 euros for vitamins that they urinate out again” –

The vitamin infusion is still gaining popularity. Those who feel tired or live unhealthy can have a dose of vitamins and minerals administered via an IV. This comes with a hefty price tag, while its usefulness has not been proven in any way. “My problem with those IVs is that it is superfluous,” said Patrick […]

Gabriel Coronel tested positive for the coronavirus :: La Prensa de Lara

THE PRESS OF LARA | Agencies.- Venezuelan actor GAbriel Coronel has surprised all his fans by announcing that he was infected with coronavirus. Coronel, who is known in Venezuela for participating in the youth series “Somos tú y yo”, broke the news of the state of his health through Instagram. “Positive for COVID-19 …“, were […]

Joel Embiid scores 35 to lead Philadelphia 76ers win

PHILADELPHIA 141, WASHINGTON 136 PHILADELPHIA.- Joel Embiid scored 38 points and the NBA-leading Philadelphia 76ers overcame Bradley Beal’s great performance to beat the Washington Wizards 141-136 on Wednesday night. Beal scored 60 points, tying a record for the capital franchise. The Sixers are 7-1, the best in the league, in their first season under coach […]

Keys to start the year with well-being and good spirits

The experts at have prepared some guidelines to start the year “in good spirits” and “achieve success and well-being” in 2021, based on self-knowledge and personal growth. “We often go in a hurry and do not spend adequate time to take care of ourselves, listen to each other, understand each other, get to know […]