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SAAS RECOMENDATIONS FOR THOSE IN ISOLATION

For people with coronavirus

· Do not leave the house or receive visitors.

· Use home delivery for foods and medicines

· Use a separate room and ventilate it well each day.

· Keep the door shut.

· If the sick person has to leave the room they must use an ordinary surgical mask and keep a social distance of …

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Donations welcome!

The Government of Andorra has agreed with the Andorran Bank Association that they can open accounts in all Andorran banks to receive donations from companies and individuals to help alleviate the situation created in the Principality by Covid-19. The money would be used for health equipment and vulnerable people. (This looks like an excellent way …

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X-Trial Andorra la Vella cancelled, 2020 season concluded

The Andorran event can instead be rescheduled as the opening round of the 2021 campaign

As the global outbreak of coronavirus Covid-19 continues to develop and restrictions are put in place, 2Play, the FIM and the Andorran Federation (FMA) regret to announce that it will unfortunately not be possible to find an alternative date for the …

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The Health Minister of Andorra, Joan Martínez Benazet, announced a new outdoor centre to test people with mild Covid-19 symptoms

The Health Minister of Andorra, Joan Martínez Benazet, announced a new outdoor centre to test people with mild Covid-19 symptoms.

Next to the hospital, patients who already have an analyses scheduled, can take the PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) test without getting out of their car. Swabs and physiological serum are used to remove two samples: one …

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Andorra approves the State of Alert and Emergency law

The Cap de Govern of Andorra, Xavier Espot, said in his message that the Police have started to monitor traffic in various parts of the country to prevent a minority of irresponsible people from jeopardizing the health and well-being of the majority. These controls will be maintained and strengthened in the coming days. “The Government …

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Archbishop of Urgell and co-prince of Andorra, Joan-Enric Vives, calls for “keeping churches open” while taking all possible precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus

Archbishop of Urgell, Joan-Enric Vives, sent a letter to all priests and deacons in his diocese calling for “keeping churches open” despite the spread of the coronavirus, while being careful to observe “all possible precautions”. In this sense, he believes that “during epidemics, we must pray, help to pray and be close to those who …

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The Meteorological Service of Catalonia announces snowfall in the Pyrenees

The Meteorological Service of Catalonia announces heavy snowfall from Friday noon until Saturday. Civil Protection recommends caution when traveling.

Civil Protection of the Generalitat has activated the alert of the NEUCAT based on the Meteorological Service of Catalonia (SMC) forecasts of heavy snowfall from this Friday noon until Saturday noon, in the central and western Pyrenees.

The …

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The first case of coronavirus infection confirmed in Barcelona

Today, the Catalan Ministry of Health confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Catalonia. A 36-year-old woman of Italian nationality, a resident of Barcelona, is infected. A few days ago, she visited northern Italy, the area between Bergamo and Milan. When she returned to Catalonia, she went to a clinic with mild symptoms of malaise. …

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Interview / Modern art

Morten Traavik: I’m not a doctor, I’m offering a diagnosis

Morten Traavik talks about the hidden messages and social statements in his works, working with North Korean authorities on cultural exchange programs, organizing beauty pageants for female landmine survivors in Angola and Cambodia, his recent projects and other interesting things

It’s hard to define Morten Traavik’s work. As he says himself, he is one who likes …

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The China-US Trade War: Why China can’t win it?

Professor Anis Bajrektarevic, since early 2000s, teaches subjects of Geo-political Affairs, Intl. Law (incl. Intl. Relations, Law of IOs and EU Law) and Sustainable Development (institutions and instruments of). Besides, he served as a pro bono expert at many academic institutions, think tanks and intergovernmental institutions (such as the UN ECE, OSCE, Council of Europe, …

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When addressing the economic and social implications of the COVID-19 crisis, we must start from a very simple principle of co-responsibility, said Xavier Espot, Head of Government of Andorra

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The message from the Head of Government of Andorra, Xavier Espot:

“Since the beginning of the crisis caused by COVID-19, the Government has followed a policy of information transparency. The spokesman, the minister of health and myself, we have been making regular appearances to keep everyone informed on the state of the situation …

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Modern science and engineering with Ivan Stepanyan

Evgeny Avsharov: what is wrong in the roentgenology kingdom?

 Evgeny Mikhailovich Avsharov is head of development and implementation of the PACS system for receiving, storing and transmitting medical DICOM images AS_VIMeN; processing and visualization at 2D DICOM workstations for processing and visualization in real-time AS_GSV “Michelangelo”, DICOM servers and DICOM printers the AS series; chief architect of the “Microsecond Roentgenology” technology based on new …

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Alexander Karabachinsky on the technologies for creating artificial organs in biomedicine

Alexander Leonidovich Karabachinsky was born on 11.16.1945 in the city of Pskov. He graduated from secondary school No. 8 in 1964 with a gold medal. In 1964 he entered and in 1970 graduated from the “Instrument-making” faculty (“Mathematical and computing electronics (Computing)” specialty) of the MHTS named after N.E. Bauman. From 1969 to 1970 he …

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What to do today? Cultural events in Andorra with Clare Allcard

#20 LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES AND EVENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY as of 20h on Wednesday, 1st April, 2020

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

At 13h: Health Minister, Joan Martínez Benazet presented the latest information from his home where he is in isolation with the virus.

· We have achieved a flattening of the curve without reaching a peak that would have overwhelmed our healthcare system. In a few weeks, a progressive lightening of restrictions will be made, …

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What to do today? Cultural events in Andorra with Clare Allcard

# 19 LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES AND EVENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY as of 20h on Tuesday, 31st March, 2020

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

• The morning’s Health press conference was again led by medical consultant and epidemic expert, Oriol Mitjà. He said that the curve of new Covid-19 cases was maintaining an arithmetic progression, confinement being the measure that works the best. We cannot relax. We are getting ahead of the epidemic but we …

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What to do today? Cultural events in Andorra with Clare Allcard

# 18 LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES AND EVENTS ACROSS THE COUNTRY as of 20h on Monday, 30th March, 2020

MINISTRY OF HEALTH

· Health Minister, Joan Martínez Benazet, already isolated at home, now has mild Covid-19 symptoms.

· Oriol Mitjà, Medical consultant and epidemics expert, says “The curve is still growing but in a contained way, mainly thanks to the measures of home confinement. It seems we are approaching the highest part of the curve, but …

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