Suspending flights to UK for connection with Brazil is absurd, Portuguese minister says – 14/01/2021 – Worldwide

The government of Portugal has called the decision, announced Thursday (14), to stop flights between the country and the United Kingdom as absurd, because of the Portuguese connection with Brazil. “It is a measure which surprises us very negatively because it seems absurd. To say that you have to suspend the air links from Portugal … Read more

Suspending flights to UK for connection with Brazil is absurd, Portuguese minister says – 14/01/2021 – Worldwide

The government of Portugal has called the decision, announced Thursday (14), to stop flights between the country and the United Kingdom as absurd, because of the Portuguese connection with Brazil. “It is a measure which surprises us very negatively because it seems absurd. To say that you have to suspend the air links from Portugal … Read more

Like Coronavac, the Oxford vaccine has disclosure errors – 01/14/2021 – Equilíbrio e Saúde

The coronavac vaccine wasn’t the only one having issues disclosing its data in Brazil. Communication errors have also created confusion about the other immunizer to be used in the country from next week, the one developed by Oxford University with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca, although the two products are efficient and safe. Since the first international … Read more

Trump’s impeachment vote in the House widens the split within the Republican Party – 14/01/2021 – Worldwide

A group of Donald Trump’s most staunch allies in the House of Representatives (equivalent to the House of Representatives in Brazil) calls on Wyoming MP Liz Cheney and Republican Party number three in the House to step down as leader after that she voted for the impeachment of the president. The case amplified the difficult … Read more

Pandemic kills tribal elders, creates cultural crisis for Native Americans – 14/01/2021 – Worldwide

The virus took Grandma Delores away first, silencing an 86-year-old voice who sang songs and told stories about the Lakota (a Native American tribe). Then it was Uncle Ralph, a stoic Vietnam War veteran. And just after Christmas, two other elders of the Taken Alive family were buried in the frozen prairie of North Dakota: … Read more

Easy access, personal relationships and ‘early remorse’ are weapons to spread vaccination, scientists say – 14/01/2021 – Worldwide

The increase in the percentage of people vaccinated against Covid-19 to achieve collective protection goes beyond syringes and ampoules; it depends on psychology, say scientists from several of the world’s leading universities, which over the past year have stepped up studies on the effect of behavior on public health. “Accepting vaccines in this pandemic is … Read more

With record for deaths and pressurized burials, Portugal begin new lockdown – 14/01/2021 – World

After three weeks of accelerated growth of Covid-19 cases which left the country with the fourth highest death rate per million inhabitants in the European Union, Portugal enters this Friday (15) into a new period of general confinement. In addition to hospitals, funeral services are under pressure: never, in this country of just over 10 … Read more

Latin American lessons for democracy in the USA after January 6 – 14/01/2021 – World

The events of January 6, 2021 in the United States ended, once and for all, with the idea that the American country is exceptional and some of Donald Trump’s comparisons to America’s worst populist and semi-authoritarian presidents. . Latin seems valid. The events in Washington ended with the myth of the superiority of American democracy, … Read more

Nanoparticles mimic the natural bone formation environment – synthesis

Ceramic materials based on calcium phosphate (CaP) are widely used for the repair and regeneration of bone tissue. Applications in fractures and bone loss are caused, for example, by operations to remove tumors or diseases such as osteoporosis. Commercially available synthetic ceramics today work beneath natural tissue taken from the patient or from tissue banks. … Read more