Category Archives: Healthcare

Former Jamaican PM praises Cuba’s vaccine candidates against Covid-19

Kingston, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Former Jamaican Prime Minister Percival James Patterson acknowledged Cuba for its progress on the development of vaccine candidates against Covid-19, according to diplomatic sources. In a message to Cuban Ambassador to Jamaica Ines Fors Fernandez, … Continue reading

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Cuban scientists, health workers received first anti-Covid-19 dose

Havana, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Scientists and health personnel from the Cuban capital who participate in the intervention study with two of this country’s anti-Covid-19 candidates are currently vaccinated with the first dose. ‘The administration of the first dose of … Continue reading

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Bolivia is interested in Cuba’s Soberana 02 vaccine against Covid-19

La Paz, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Bolivia will express its intention to acquire the Soberana 02 vaccine against Covid-19 to the Government of Cuba this week, said Deputy Minister of Foreign Trade and Integration Benjamín Blanco, who was quoted by … Continue reading

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Mexican newspaper highlights Cuban Soberana Plus vaccine

Mexico, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The Mexican newspaper El Heraldo de Mexico highlighted the Soberana Plus vaccine, the fifth candidate in Cuba approved by the Center for State Control of Medicines. It pointed out that it is the most recent … Continue reading

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Suriname extends collaboration of Cuban medical brigade

Paramaribo, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The Government of Suriname extended for six months the cooperation by Cuba’s Henry Reeve Medical Contingent that is currently working in this country in the fight against Covid-19. Deputy Health Minister Rakesh Gajadhar Sukul held … Continue reading

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Brigade returns to Cuba after fighting against Covid-19 in Mexico

Havana, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) A group of 94 healthcare professionals from the Henry Reeve international Medical Contingent returned to Cuba on Friday, after contributing to the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic in Mexico. Through a video message, Cuba’s President … Continue reading

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How Cuba Beat the Pandemic: From Developing New Vaccines to Sending Doctors Overseas to Help Others

APRIL 09, 2021 – Democracy Now! STORY Watch Full Show Since last year, approximately 440 Cubans have died from COVID-19, giving Cuba one of the lowest death rates per capita in the world. Cuba is also developing five COVID-19 vaccines, including two … Continue reading

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Venezuela To Produce Cuba’s Abdala COVID-19 Vaccine

This drug will be elaborated at the Socialist Enterprise for the Production of Biological Medicines (ESPROMED Bio). April 9 (teleSUR) Venezuela’s Vice President Delcy Rodriguez on Thursday confirmed that the Cuban vaccine Abadala, which is in Phase III clinical trials, will … Continue reading

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AMLO Thanks Cuba For Helping Mexico To Fight COVID-19

Three hundred Cuban doctors, who are already returning to their country, arrived in Mexico when this country was on the verge of a healthcare system collapse. April 8 (teleSUR) President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador (AMLO) on Thursday thanked Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel for … Continue reading

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Cuban doctors save lives in Turks and Caicos Islands

Cockburn Town, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban medical brigade that has been working in the Turks and Caicos Islands for nine months in the fight against Covid-19 and other diseases has saved 101 lives so far, diplomatic sources informed … Continue reading

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