The phase of greater individual responsibility begins

T he stage of selective isolation with responsible individual distancing began at 00:00 this Tuesday. This means that there are new sectors that can reopen their doors, after prior authorization from the Mayor’s Office. Although the peak and ID no longer apply, there are restrictions for parties and social events. “The economic reopening does not […]

On video | Urshela singles to give Yankees win over Mets

Gio Urshela hit a career-winning RBI single in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Mets 8-7 on Sunday night in the first game of a doubleheader. Urshela put final numbers to the game that was played in extrainnings, after the score was tied in the bottom of the seventh inning, when […]

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 […]

HUN joins clinical trial for vaccine against Covid-19

The Hospital Universidad del Norte, located in the municipality of Soledad, was endorsed by the National Institute for Food and Drug Surveillance (Invima) to participate in the clinical trial for the third phase of the Covid-19 vaccine, which is developed by Janssen Pharmaceuticals. The health institution, which is located in the municipality of Soledad, is […]

District announces new measures for exercise in parks

The District Mayor’s Office announced three new measures regarding the practice of physical activity, which will take effect from this Wednesday, August 26: Among these will be the practice of individual physical activity in public spaces and parks without restriction of hours, with mandatory use of masks and physical distancing. This measure is taken to […]

Masks should not be mandatory for children under 5 years: WHO

A group of experts assembled by the World Health Organization examined the evidence on COVID-19 and its transmission in children, as well as the limited evidence available on child use of masks. Based on that analysis and taking into account other factors, such as psychosocial needs and developmental milestones of children, WHO and the UN […]

First confirmed case in five years of black plague in California

This Monday, the first case of black plague was confirmed in CaliforniaAccording to health officials with the El Dorado County Department of Health and Human Services (EDC), being the first in five years in this state. The man who was affected was walking his dog, so it could have been infected in the Tahoe Keys […]

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 […]

Venezuelan lawyer believes that Cape Verde will “revoke” delivery of Saab to the US.

Venezuela’s lawyer in Cape Verde, Arnaldo Silva, believes that the Supreme Court of Justice (STJ) of this African country will “revoke” the decision of a lower court to authorize the extradition to the United States of the Colombian businessman Álex Saab, accused of being a front man for the Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro. In statements […]

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 […]