Day: March 12, 2021

Portugal

Portugal welcomes British tourists on May 17

  Although the British Home Secretary said it was “too early” to book a trip abroad, the Portuguese Minister of Tourism Rita Marques said she hoped that Portugal would start receiving tourists from the UK on May 17.    Rita Marques said in an interview with the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC): “I do believe that […]

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Human Rights Malta

Malta has the highest syphilis infection rate in Europe

  The Maltese Gay Rights Movement (MGRM) cited a report from the Mater Dei genitourinary (GU) Clinic, stating that the spread of syphilis among the public has increased.    ”We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought challenging times to all members of our community. As we work hard to establish connections, we need to […]

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Spain

Malaga: First driverless electric bus in Europe

  Since February, Málaga has made a new and valuable addition to its public transport fleet-a self-driving electric and regular-sized bus, which is the first of its kind in Europe.  Copenhagen and Hamburg are indeed experimenting with driverless buses, but these are 8-seater minibuses and they operate in a smaller area.    The vehicle in […]

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COVID19

Covid: Pfizer vaccine is 94% effective against asymptomatic infections

  Pfizer and BioNTechSE said on Thursday that real data from Israel shows that their COVID-19 vaccine is 94% effective in preventing asymptomatic infections, which means it can greatly reduce transmission.  The two companies also stated that the latest analysis of Israeli data shows that the vaccine is 97% effective in preventing symptomatic diseases, serious […]

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Italy

Italy under red zone during Easter holiday

From April 3 to 5, the Italian government designated almost the whole country under“red zone” for COVID-19. This period includes Easter Sunday and Easter Monday, as Prime Minister Draghi’s government has agreed with the regional government on the new restrictions.    There were talks with other local authorities. The Draghi government implemented a new system […]

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