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                                    Red-Tide Scare




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      copy@theportugalnews.com      The algae affected bathers and shellfish alike
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      Postal Address:                      eaches between Faro   Agency (APA), said that the  affected more than just
      Apt 13 • 8401-901 • Lagoa            Island and Albufeira, in  “bathing ban on beaches  beachgoers, with restrictions
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      Courier Address:                     the Algarve, were closed  between the Deserta Island  being extended towards the
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      Rua Município de S. Domingo Bto swimmers this week         (Faro) and the Açoteias beach  harvest and commercialisation
      Urb.Lagoa Sol • Lote 3 r/c    due to the appearance of a red  (Albufeira) should be lifted”.  of some species of shellfish.
      8400-415 Lagoa                algae thought to be potentially  The lab tests were carried out  The ban was imposed on the
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      Classified  +351 282 380 315  dangerous to health. The     by the Portuguese Sea and    coastal areas comprised
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      Sales:     +351 282 380 310   decision to close the beaches to  Atmosphere Institute (IPMA)  between Faro and Olhão,
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      Accounts:  +351 282 343 653   bathers was made in the areas  and the Regional Health    where some types of clam were
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      Newsdesk   +351 282 380 313   where the algae was found to  Authority, who did “not find any  already under restrictive
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      General:   +351 282 341 100   The public-health scare      intoxication on behalf of the  of lipophilic toxins.
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      Email:                        eventually subsided on       observed toxin”.             There are also further
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      info@theportugalnews.com      Wednesday, once the          In spite of having granted   restrictions on the collection of
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      PRINT & DISTRIBUTION          the substances to be harmless.  beaches to bathers, the APA still  other areas of the Algarve, such
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      Printers:                     Consequently, beachgoers     urges swimmers to be cautious,  as Tavira and Lagos. The IPMA
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      Print-run:                    have been given their green flag  and to even avoid areas with a  warned that, in case any toxic
      19, 377 copies this edition   back, allowing them to bathe in  greater intensity of algae  values are detected closer to
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      audited circulation           José Pacheco, Director of the  vulnerable persons”.       interdictions in place” which  Red flags were flying at beaches betweenn
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      PRODUCTION                    Portuguese Environment       Moreover, the red-tide scare  can be extended to other areas.  (Photo: Lusa/Luís Forra)
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                                    The regions of Northern Portugal and
                                    The regions of Northern Portugal and
                                    The regions of Northern Portugal and
                                    The regions of Northern Portugal and
      Sónia Seixas                  The regions of Northern Portugal and   funding, outlines practical solutions to be put  Opportunities Database).
      sales@theportugalnews.com     Galiza try to homogenise health        in practice within the span of five years,  In Portugal, the entities involved in the
                                    Galiza try to homogenise health
                                    Galiza try to homogenise health
                                    Galiza try to homogenise health
                                    Galiza try to homogenise health
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      Gaby Rodrigues                 The goal is clear: put an end to all existing  Pedro Augusto, Professor at the University  University, the Braga Clinical Academic
      accounts@theportugalnews.com  asymmetries between health institutions in  of Porto, who is directly involved in the  Centre, the International Nanotechnology
                                    Northern Portugal and the Spanish region of  project said the ‘ultimate goal is that, as  Laboratory and the Health Cluster Portugal –
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      Facebook, Twitter and Kiss FM  Galiza.                               soon as the project is concluded, the  Association of the Health Competitive Hub.
                                     Since 2017 the CÓDIGOMÁIS project has  political players are made aware of it, and  While the Spanish players involved are the
      Publicação registada na Entidade  been working towards the creation of a  then somehow implement it’.       Vigo University, the Santiago de Compostela
      Reguladora para a Comunicação  transnational strategic plan that would  Alongside CÓDIGOMÁIS there will also be  University, the Galician Agency for Health
      Social com o número 127217    standardise systems of hospital        nine other entrepreneurial projects across  Knowledge and Management, and the Life
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      editorialguidelines           which has received over two million Euros in  (HIPOD - Health Innovation & Partnership  Cluster.
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