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Spanish PM announces ‘unique’ vaccination strategy via the country’s primary healthcare system

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez made a public address on Sunday night to announce that the first coronavirus vaccine or vaccines that are approved and arrive in Spain will be administered in 13,000 different points across the country. The Socialist...

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Madrid region demands Covid-19 antigen testing for all

Authorities in the Madrid region are calling for the Spanish government to authorize pharmacies to carry out a mass antigen testing to tackle the coronavirus crisis. The regional government insists a rapid test programme is needed to bring the pandemic...

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Spain approves late-stage trial of coronavirus vaccine

Spain has authorised the launch of late-stage trials of Johnson and Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine candidate, which will also be tested in eight other nations. The phase 3 trial will be carried out in nine hospitals across Spain involving volunteers both...

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Moderna: Covid vaccine shows nearly 95% protection

A new vaccine that protects against Covid-19 is nearly 95% effective, early data from US company Moderna shows. The results come hot on the heels of similar results from Pfizer, and add to growing confidence that vaccines can help end...

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