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More Cubans have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19

Havana, Jul 21 (Prensa Latina) The Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported on Thursday that 9,976,734 Cubans, who make up 90 percent of the population, have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19. According to the Ministry’s website, 10,682,802 citizens have been … Continue reading

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Mexican President highlights hiring of Cuban doctors

Mexico City, Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is the country with more doctors than any other, that’s why we hire them and that’s why conservatives don’t like it, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador affirmed today. He made the statement … Continue reading

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Nigeria and Cuba agree on biopharmaceutical alliance 

Havana, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) The government of Bayelsa, an important Nigerian state, and the BioCubaFarma Group signed here today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at establishing a long-term biopharmaceutical alliance for the co-production of vaccines and other drugs. … Continue reading

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Cuba with first place in Covid-19 booster doses in the world

Havana, Jul 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is the nation with the highest number of Covid-19 booster doses administered to its population worldwide, thanks to a staggered vaccination campaign with nationally produced immunogens. China, Italy, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom, Germany, … Continue reading

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Cuban doctors design equipment for cranial operations in children

Havana, Jun 21 (Prensa Latina) The design by Cuban doctors of a craniotome, used in intracranial interventions in pediatric ages, today contributes to alleviate the damage caused to healthcare services in Cuba by the United States blockade. The development of … Continue reading

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Democrats Call on Biden to Expand Vaccine Cooperation With Cuba

The lawmakers said the Cuban vaccines, produced at reduced cost with limited infrastructure, could assist the Joe Biden administration’s goal to distribute cheap and effective vaccines worldwide. June 17 (teleSUR) A group of 26 House Democrats has urged President Joe Biden … Continue reading

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FM Rodriguez highlights recognition of Cuban vaccines in the U.S.

Havana, Jun 17 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez highlighted the recognition in the United States of vaccines against Covid-19 disease developed on the island and the aspirations of cooperation in the sector. From his official Twitter account, the … Continue reading

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Cuba and the European Union identify potentialities for cooperation

Havana, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and the European Union (EU) advance today in cooperation after identifying areas with potential such as food security, local community development, digital connectivity and environmentally sustainable policies. In the third round of the Cuba-EU … Continue reading

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Cuba’s vaccines are the world’s safest, Mexican official says

Mexico City, Jun 14 (Prensa Latina) Cuba’s homegrown Covid-19 vaccines are among the safest in the world, including the pediatric Abdala vaccine, Mexican Undersecretary of Health Hugo Lopez-Gatell said on Tuesday. In response to a question from a reporter at … Continue reading

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International recognition of Cuban vaccine Soberana Plus celebrated

Havana, Jun 11 (Prensa Latina) Research Director at the Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV), Dagmar Garcia, on Friday celebrated results of clinical trials of the Cuban Covid-19 vaccine Soberana Plus on the magazine The Lancet Respiratory Medicine. This is undoubtedly the … Continue reading

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