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Three Algarve nursing homes currently have Covid-19 outbreaks.   The Director-General for Health Graça Freitas said yesterday there are 51 active outbreaks in nursing homes nationwide, the largest number being in the region of Lisbon and the Tagus Valley.   The three in the Algarve are Loulé (Quarteira), Olhão...

A test that can diagnose Covid-19 in minutes will dramatically expand the capacity to detect cases in low- and middle-income countries, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.   The $5 (€4.28) test could transform tracking of Covid-19 in less wealthy countries, which have shortages of healthcare...