Tag:health

LGBTQ+ Support Groups in Vienna

It is important to know you are not alone. The following are a list of groups, organizations, regular meetings and communities that support LGBTI+ in...

COVID-19 Vaccine Allergies? Real But Very Rare. Here’s What You Need to Know

Although there’s a very small risk of severe allergic reactions to the mRNA vaccine, it should not prevent most people – even with other allergies – from being vaccinated.

In Vienna, Demand for Virus Testing Spurs Innovation

After a rocky start and complaints about long waiting times, the City Council had to completely overhaul its initial program. Since then great strides have been made towards more accessible testing all around town, by bus, tram or bicycle.

The Ischgl Report – Misjudgment, Misconduct and Misinformation

An independent review of the outbreak response to one of Europe’s first COVID-19 clusters blames federal and state officials for their slow reactions and poor communication.

At Home in Someone Else’s House

You cannot escape old age. An estimated 456,000 people in Austria depend on care services and the numbers continue to rise. Many prefer 24-hour care at home. In 2018, this meant around 65,000 caregivers worked.

Op-Ed | Global Health Security – A Call for Taiwan’s Inclusion

Taiwan, a country of 23 million people located in East Asia, registered no more than 428 cases of coronavirus. Yet the WHO keeps ignoring the island’s experience due to pressure from China. Now, Taiwan’s health minister speaks to the world.

A New Cure for the Austrian Healthcare System

The traditional Kur, a doctor-prescribed wellness retreat that’s been popular with Austrians since the days of the Kaiser, is finally coming to an end...

How to Relax in Urban Vienna

Finding ways to take it easy in the city bustle can give you new strength in health and spirit It’s Monday; you wake up to a leak in your kitch...