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Luxembourg records index Monkeypox case 

Luxembourg’s Health Ministry announced the discovery of a monkeypox index case in the Grand Duchy. The patient was taken to the Centre Hospitalier de Luxembourg’s national service for infectious diseases for treatment. The Minister of Health stated that the overall health status of the patient was good. The announcement was accompanied...

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Luxembourg looking for fresh blood donors

Last year in Luxembourg, more than 13,700 individuals contributed blood. World Blood Donor Day fell on Tuesday. The Red Cross recognized its many donors while aiming to entice new individuals to give blood. As the population is rising, the count of contributors has remained constant, suggesting demand. The Red Cross’s...

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Luxembourg destroyed 6,020 vaccination doses, 1.5 million masks

RTL asked how much protective gear the government has lost during the epidemic and learned that 6,000 vaccine doses and 1.5 million masks expired. Masks Since the outbreak, masks’ usefulness has been debated. Luxembourg’s lawmakers bought a large quantity of surgical masks after experts advised it. Six million masks remain of 85...

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In Luxembourg, Charitable giving is dominated by health and research

Health and research received over 40% of funding provided through foundations affiliated with the Fondation de Luxembourg in 2021, with climate change and biodiversity gaining philanthropic attention. The Fondation de Luxembourg is an umbrella organization for 100 Luxembourg-registered foundations. It makes it easier to establish a foundation and perform administrative duties that...

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