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Surge in monkeypox cases linked to sauna in Spain

"The Public Health Department will carry out an even more detailed analysis... to control contagion, cut the chains of transmission and try to mitigate the transmission of this virus as much as possible."

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter

The Mallorca garden at the Chelsea flower show.

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A Mallorca garden, one of the star exhibits at the Chelsea flower show

All design elements are handcrafted and sourced from the UK – a testimonial to the appreciation of artisan products on an island.

Jason Moore

Former Spanish King Juan Carlos is in Spain

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Warm welcome for Spanish king

Juan Carlos, 84, will not stay in the Zarzuela palace in Madrid, the king's official residence, the statement said.

Jason Moore

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Monkeypox orginated from Africa

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21 cases of monkeypox in Spain, 14 in Madrid

Spain is assessing different therapeutic options, such as antivirals and vaccines.

Jason Moore20/05/2022 13:49

New Top Gun filmed on US warship which came to Palma.

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New Top Gun star visited Palma

USS Abraham Lincoln visited Palma just after filming on board.

Humphrey Carter20/05/2022 12:57

Grand Final - 66th Eurovision Song Contest in Turin

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Eurovision and Ukraine

This week Anna Nicholas talks about the Eurovision Song Contest, Dame Deborah James and working from home, is it still an option?

Anna Nicholas20/05/2022 10:24

Noise in Santa Catalina over the weekends

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The party for votes

Palma’s nightlife is getting out of control, but is there more to this than meets the eye? Is it political?

Humphrey Carter20/05/2022 10:03

Tourists in Punta Ballena

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Party is over in Mallorca

“The local authorities are not messing around. If you are coming here just to get drunk...please go elsewhere...”

Jason Moore20/05/2022 09:54

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Doctor accused of issuing false PCR tests is cleared

The doctor was the subject of a German TV investigation last year.

Andrew Ede20/05/2022 09:22

Holidaying Spanish students at an event in Palma

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Spanish student "study trips" generate 30 million euros

One of the main organisers has held a meeting with local authorities to address problems.

Andrew Ede20/05/2022 08:08

Motorhomes parked in Sa Coma, Sant Llorenç, Mallorca

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Motorhome owners demanding camping spaces

There is to be a protest on Saturday to demand campsites and facilities.

Andrew Ede20/05/2022 07:03

Maeva D'Ascanio is currently filming in Mallorca.

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Made in Chelsea filming in Mallorca

Love is in the air for UK reality show in Mallorca.

Humphrey Carter19/05/2022 15:26

No further deaths have been reported.

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Covid figures for Thursday in the Balearics

Palma has the highest number of new cases over the past two weeks.

Humphrey Carter19/05/2022 14:43

Longer holidays.

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Longer holidays could mean that there is no room at the Mallorca inn place!

There is a speculation that Mallorca could welcome more visitors than it did in 2019, considered a record year.

Jason Moore19/05/2022 13:22

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Why monkeypox cases are spreading in Europe, US

Smallpox was eradicated by vaccination in 1980, and the shot has since been phased out. But it also protects against monkeypox, and so the winding down of vaccination campaigns has led to a jump in monkeypox cases in areas where the disease is endemic, according to Anne Rimoin, an epidemiology professor at UCLA in California.

Majorca Daily Bulletin reporter19/05/2022 12:41