Day: April 13, 2021

COVID19 Israel

Pfizer vaccine may not protect against S.African variant

  A real-world data analysis in Israel found that the coronavirus variant discovered in South Africa could escape the safety given by Pfizer/COVID-19 BioNTech’s vaccine to some degree.   The research, which was published on Saturday, compared nearly 400 people who tested positive for COVID-19 14 days or more after receiving one or two doses […]

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Portugal

Portugal: Port wine as therapy to skin diseases

  Researchers at the Faculty of Science of the University of Porto (FCUP) have identified molecules from Port wine that can be used to develop drugs for skin diseases such as cancer or psoriasis.  In a note posted on the website of the University of Porto, FCUP’s communication office explained that under a research project […]

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Greece

Greece gets ready to welcome US tourists

  Greek Tourism Minister Harry Theoharis recently said in an interview with the Greek daily newspaper Kathimerini that he plans to visit the United States before Easter to rebuild the air links between the two countries. The minister said that his agenda will include meetings with representatives of major airlines operating intercontinental routes.  The United […]

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Austria Vienna

Austria:Vienna extends strict lockdown until May 2

  The strict blockade in the Austrian capital Vienna will be extended to at least May 2. The decision was announced at a press conference on Monday, April 12, and this was largely due to the severe situation in the country’s intensive care units.  The Mayor of Vienna, Michael Ludwig announced on Monday that the […]

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Italy

Italy: Mafias now targeting EU Covid Funds

  In early March 2020, when Covid-19 brought Italy to its knees, protests broke out in many prisons across the country. Some people were reduced to real riots. According to ongoing investigations, the various mafia in Italy seem to have played an important role in exacerbating the chaos.    A few months later, in October, […]

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EU Europe

COVID19: Europe will reach herd immunity by July

  A European Commissioner stated that by July, Europe may be immune to Covid-19, as the upcoming jab is expected to accelerate the slow roll-out of vaccines on the continent. Several European countries have begun to re-impose restrictions in response to the growing coronavirus infection, and after various exchanges on the safety of key jabs, […]

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