Latest society news for today Monday, January 17
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Half of the provinces of Spain, at very high risk due to the lack of control of the pandemic
The impact of the sixth wave on hospitals has pushed half of Spain to very high risk due to the lack of control of the pandemic, according to the monitoring indicators of the Ministry of Health. In total, 26 provinces are at the highest level of alert, mainly in the northern half of the peninsula.
Coronavirus: Pfizer CEO assures that Covid will continue to circulate for many years
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla told French television channel ‘BFM TV’ on Monday that the coronavirus will continue to circulate for many years, but this current wave should be the last to trigger restrictions.
Why don’t some people get coronavirus?
During the first weeks of the year, the new variant of the coronavirus detected in South Africa, Omicron, set off the alarms in our country. New infections increased at an alarming rate, reaching record figures, never before recorded since the start of the pandemic. Now, the numbers are down again, but the incidence continues to place our country at high risk. In fact, on January 14, the incidence in the last two weeks was at 3,192.46 cases per 100,000 inhabitants.
Tonga’s underwater eruption leaves scientists blind: “What little information there is is scary”
Scientists are fighting to keep an eye on the active volcano which erupted off the South Pacific island of Tonga over the weekend, after the explosion destroyed its sea-level crater, obscuring it from satellites.
Coronavirus: An EU advisory virologist predicts an explosion of Covid infections every winter
Peter Piot, a Belgian virologist advising the EU on Covid, predicted last Sunday that this virus will cause a “explosion of infections” less serious every winter from now on, something that could necessitate a vaccination campaign every year. “What is clear is that we are entering a new phase. The virus is changing with the Ómicron variant that we now know, and that is much more transmissible, but causes less serious diseases, “explained Piot in a program on the ‘RTL’ chain.
What saint is celebrated today, Monday, January 17? Everything you need to know about today’s saints
Monday, January 17, 2022, the Saint of Saint Anthony Abbot among other names that are celebrated today according to the Christian Saints.