Covid-19 Positive Mothers To Be Allowed 1 Person In The Room During Birth

  Health Minister Chris Fearne announced that mothers who are giving birth while Covid-19 Positive will now be allowed to have another person in the room with them.           This comes as great news to expecting mothers, as they will no longer have to go through the labours of child birth […]

COVID-19 Self-Testing To Become Legal This Week

  COVID-19 self-testing kits will now become legal in Malta this week. Furthermore, visitors from red-listed countries will also be allowed to enter Malta upon a negative PCR test or a recovery certificate.       This implementation was brought forward due to the government’s desire to promote greater self-regulation rather than imposing tight regulations. […]

No More Daily COVID-19 Updates on ‘Saħħa’

  Do you agree with this new update? 😬     Charmaine Gauci, Superintendent for Public Health Charmaine, announced that the official health authorities page ‘Saħħa’ will not publish daily COVID-19 updates anymore.   The page had been uploading daily counts of cases, deaths, recoveries and other details regarding COVID numbers. These posts have been […]

Father Puts Up 1-Man Protest Against Masks In Schools

  Daniele Baraggioli put up a 1-man protest to rally against mask measures in schools 😷   Baraggioli said he is fed up with the “double standards” of seeing crowds without masks. Children, on the other hand, have to wear their masks to schools all day.     He first protested by sending his children […]

Health Minister Chris Fearne Announces New Covid-19 Measures

  Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne announced new Covid-19 measures during today’s press conference.     Establishments:   He announced that from the 7th of March, all entertainment establishments, bars and restaurants can stay open for later than 1:00am. This will be possible if those establishments have a license that allows them […]

Study Finds Cannabis Could Prevent Covid-19

  A recent study conducted by the American Chemical Society and American Society of Pharmacognosy stated that “Cannabinoids block cellular entry of SARS-CoV-2 and the emerging variants”.   The study published in the Journal of Natural Products has shown that isolated cannabinoids or those in hemp extracts have the potential to prevent and treat the […]

Nurse Woken Up From Covid-19 Coma With Viagra

A nurse woke up from a 28-day Covid-19 coma after medics gave her Viagra!    37-year-old Monica Almeida was sent to hospital after testing positive for Covid-19 on October 31st. The woman was fully vaccinated but due to suffering from asthma, she took a turn for the worse and was placed into a medically-induced coma […]

The US Warns Against Travelling To Malta As Cases Continue To Increase

The United States is warning citizens not to travel to Malta as the numbers of COVID-19 cases continue to increase each day. With cases getting close to a total of 8000, the country has also been added to the US’ highest-risk category for travel.   The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) also […]

New Drive Through Swabbing Testing Center In Malta

  A new drive through swabbing testing center has been introduced in Malta!   This rapid swabbing testing center resembles a fast food restaurant’s drive through, but instead of receiving food, you would be getting tested for COVID-19.     The drive through swabbing center can be found in San Ġwann and one can either […]

New Covid-19 Measures Announced

  Health Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chris Fearne together with the Superintendent of Public Health, Prof. Charmaine Gauci held a press conference earlier on Thursday, during which new COVID-19 restrictive measures were announced. This follows the first Omicron cases found.   Fearne stated that two cases of the variation have been discovered in the […]

Children Between Ages 5 To 11 Start Receiving The COVID-19 Vaccine

  Health Minister Chris Fearne announced that children from the 5 to 11 age group have started receiving the vaccine from today.   After the consignment of vaccines arrived last Sunday, Minister Chris Fearne confirmed that the vaccines started being delivered on Monday so that the vaccination programme for this age group could begin on […]

Scientists Create Masks That Detect COVID-19 Under UV Light

  Researchers from Japan have developed masks that can detect COVID-19 by glowing under ultraviolet light.   This discovery was made by Yasuhiro Tsukamoto and his team at Kyoto Prefectural University in western Japan. These new masks can provide coronavirus testing for low costs at home.   The group of scientists created a mask filter […]

Italy Implements New COVID-19 Measures For The Unvaccinated

  People in Italy who have not yet received the jab against coronavirus can no longer go to the theatre, cinemas, live music venues, or any major sporting events under new measures that came into force on Monday.     The only exception that Italy will be making is for those who have recently recovered […]

BREAKING: 10th COVID-19 Death Registered in Malta

  The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister and Ministry for Health has just confirmed that a 72-year old man, who was diagnosed with COVID-19, died at Mater Dei Hospital last night. The man had various underlying medical chronic conditions, and was tested for the virus on the 14th August, and was receiving treatment at […]

WATCH: A Record 3,030 Swab Tests Were Carried out in the Past 24 Hours

  After the Health Ministry opened a further two new swabbing centres, in the past 24 hours a record 3,030 tests were carried out in the past 24 hours. From these, 40 new cases were registered and 18 people have recovered. Throughout the pandemic, Malta has always held a high position globally with regards to […]

COVID-19 Breakthrough As Dexamethasone Is First Life-Saving Drug – Oxford University

  A cheap and widely available drug, the low-dose steroid treatment dexamethasone can help save the lives of patients seriously ill with coronavirus, in what UK Experts within Oxford University are decribing as a major breakthrough in the fight against Coronavirus. The drug is part of the world’s biggest trial testing existing treatments to see if […]