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El Alto registers a record number of cases from the fifth wave two days before its entry

El Alto registers the highest number of Covid-19 cases of the fifth wave two days after its biggest festival: the folkloric entrance of the area on July 16 in honor of the Virgen del Carmen. The municipality performs at least three tasks to avoid contagion in this activity.

“Yesterday (Tuesday) we have registered the highest number of the fifth wave. 46 positive cases have been reported,” the municipal secretary of Health, Saúl Calderón, told Página Siete.

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Latin America: the cost of living rises again

At the beginning of 2022, ECLAC delivered a report detailing how the coronavirus pandemic had increased poverty rates in Latin America, leading to five million people joining the list of "extreme poverty", that is, the those who cannot satisfy their basic food needs.A terrible scenario that is far from improving, since the Russian invasion of Ukraine caused another economic earthquake, and the region will not be spared from its effects.

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Why you can still have a cough after recovering from covid and what you can do to relieve it

Coughing is a socially uncomfortable symptom, particularly since the covid-19 pandemic hit.

The problem is that the cough can linger for weeks or months after the coronavirus infection has cleared up.

About 2.5% of people still have a cough a year after being infected with covid.

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Cases of violence increase by 12.14%

The director of the Specialized Prosecutor's Office for Gender and Juvenile Crimes, Daniela Cáceres, reported that between January 1 and June 30, 24,918 cases of violence against women, girls, boys and adolescents were recorded in the context of crimes immersed in Law 348. These data show that there is a higher rate of complaints, compared to the past administration, since 22,221 were reported in the same period. In other words, there is an increase of 12.14%.

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12 deaths from covid, seven did not receive a single dose and the other five lacked the reinforcement

The Ministry of Health reported that the previous week 12 people lost their lives due to Covid-19 and indicated that the figure is the highest so far in the fifth wave. According to the authorities, of the 12 dead, none had the third dose and even seven did not receive any vaccine.

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1,979 people tested positive for covid-19 on the second Saturday in July

The fifth wave and the expansion of covid-19 do not rest even on the weekend. This Saturday, July 9, 1,979 new infections were reported in the national territory, out of a total of 7,612 tests that were carried out together in the nine departments of the country.

Santa Cruz (557), Cochabamba (527), La Paz (454) and Chuquisaca (222) concentrated the largest number of new positive cases. There was not a department that was spared from new infections, since Tarija (47), Potosí 42), Oruro (40), Beni (78) and Pando (12) also reported new patients.

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EU recommends another booster vaccine for people over 60

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) have recommended this Monday (07.11.2022) a second booster of the COVID-19 vaccine for those over 60 years of age as well as for those who for medical reasons are at risk of becoming seriously ill.

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Secret Enemies: 3 Everyday Habits That Wear You Down Without Realizing It (And How To Fight Them)

Perhaps you've even already followed the usual advice from the experts: eat a balanced diet, exercise, and make sure you get enough sleep.

And yet...

Well, it turns out that there are certain daily habits that can be draining your vigor without even suspecting it.

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Coronavirus: 2,695 cases and 1 death reported

The epidemiological report number 845 of the Ministry of Health reports that yesterday 2,695 new positive cases of coronavirus were registered in the country, which shows a reduction of 215 cases less than on Thursday when 2,910 infections were reported, the highest figure in the fifth wave of the pandemic, however, one death was recorded.

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OMS warns of new wave of COVID-19 infections

Global COVID-19 cases have risen 30% in just two weeks and in Europe, in particular, the BA.4 and BA.5 sub-variants of omicron are responsible for this new wave of infections, it said on Wednesday ( 06.07.2022) the World Health Organization (WHO).

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