“A price is being put on our lives” Cystic Fibrosis patient’s multiple calls for medicine left unanswered

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Mandy Vella is a 26-year-old woman who suffers from a rare but life-threatening disease known as Cystic Fibrosis. She has had pleas fall on deaf ears as the medicine she requires was not given, despite multiple calls towards the authorities.

Vella posted on Facebook in an emotional outcry explaining how she has contacted and met with numerous politicians to try and secure safe treatment for her lung attacking disease.

L-Eċċellenza Tiegħu President ta’ Malta Dr. George Vella,L-Onor. Prim Ministru Dr. Robert Abela,Deputat Prim Ministru…

Posted by Mandy Vella on Tuesday, 2 March 2021

Tagging the Prime Minister, Health Minister and several other notable figures, Vella was still left without the required means of addressing the disease. She pled for an answer before it’s all too late, as this not only affects her personally but families with members who suffer from cystic fibrosis.


Crash between private bus and car in Mosta

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A woman, 38, has suffered injuries after a crash with a private bus, driven by a Bulgarian man,62, in Mosta. The incident happened around 7:45 a.m. in Triq il-Misjunarji Maltin. Both vehicles were driving in opposite directions.

A medical team and police convened on site and transported the injured woman for treatment. Her state is currently unknown, with the road closed off from traffic.


Robert Abela confirms subsea tunnel between Malta & Gozo will happen

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During a business breakfast in Gozo on Wednesday Morning, Prime Minister Abela announced that a permanent link between Malta & Gozo will be happening.
Abela stated that the Government is committed to getting things done rather than just publishing studies and will go on to evaluate companies’ construction bids for a subsea road tunnel between the two islands.
Despite these plans, the Prime Minister stated that plans for a fast-ferry between Mġarr and Valletta will move ahead, anticipating the move as a game-changer.

233 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 162 recoveries

67 COVID-19 cases registered overnight with 323 recoveries
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Malta has registered 233 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours from 3,654 swab tests, while 162 patients have recovered. This information was announced by the official Facebook page of Malta’s Ministry for Health.

As of Tuesday 2nd March 2021, 84,129 vaccine doses were administered of which 29,748 were 2nd doses.

To date, Malta has registered 23,226 COVID-19 cases in total, of which: 19,905 have recovered, 321 died and 3,000 are still active.