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Storm Filomena: 12 Spanish regions on alert for snow

Accumulated snowfall of 5 to 20 centimeters is expected in many parts of central, eastern and southern Spain. Spain on Thursday felt the continuing effects of an unusual weather event dubbed Storm Filomena that is sweeping across the Iberian peninsula in the form of two back-to-back low pressure systems. For the second day in a row, southern […]

Animals also suffering effects of snow storm in Spain

Shelters have been damaged by the blizzard, and volunteers are unable to bring food to feral cat colonies Madrid associations and animal rights groups are braving the snow and the ice to provide care for thousands of animals affected by the extreme weather conditions in the Spanish capital this week. Animals are also suffering the effects of […]

Spain to receive 600,000 doses of Moderna vaccine, says health minister

Salvador Illa announced that the first treatments will arrive in seven to 10 days from now as concerns grow about the speed of the vaccination drive in some regions.

Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa announced on Thursday that Spain will receive 600,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by US pharmaceutical company Moderna, which was granted conditional marketing authorization by the European Commission on Wednesday. “The forecast we have based on the information from the company is that we will begin to receive the first doses […]