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Covid-19, cancer and agricultural biotechnology focus BioHabana 2022

Havana, Apr 27 (Prensa Latina) Experiences on the control and management of Covid-19, cancer immunotherapy and agricultural biotechnology on Wednesday focus the debates of the BioHabana 2022 International Congress, scheduled until Friday. Chronic inflammation and aging, brain diseases, industry 4.0, … Continue reading

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Cuba’s health minister opens second day of BioHabana 2022

Havana, Apr 26 (Prensa Latina) A keynote speech by Cuba’s Health Minister Jose Angel Portal on Tuesday opens the second day of the BioHabana 2022 International Congress, scheduled to last until Friday, April 29. The program disclosed by the organizers … Continue reading

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Mexico notes quality of Cuba’s Abdala vaccine for adults and children

Mexico, Apr 19 (Prensa Latina) Mexico on Tuesday described Cuba’s homegrown Abdala vaccine as very good, in both adult and children’s formats, according to Undersecretary for Public Health Prevention Hugo Lopez-Gatell. Asked about children’s vaccination at the daily morning press … Continue reading

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Cuban scientists propose new trials in Covid-19 vaccination strategy

Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban scientists who work in the fight against Covid-19 have devised new clinical trials and other actions that are being currently assessed to improve the vaccination strategy. The director of Science and Technological Innovation … Continue reading

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Cuban teens from 12 to 18 to receive Covid-19 booster dose

Havana, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) Some 848,000 Cuban adolescents between 12 and 18 years of age who have completed six months after the conclusion of the vaccination scheme will receive a booster dose of homegrown vaccines, it was announced on … Continue reading

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Cuba hosts congress on childhood, adolescence and youth

Havana, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) The International Congress of Researchers on Childhood, Adolescents and Youth is taking place at the Conference Center in Havana from this Tuesday to March 31, in the face-to-face and virtual modalities. Around 2,000 academics, students … Continue reading

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President of Cuba talks with WIPO Director General

Havana, March 28 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, spoke here today with the director general of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Daren Tang. As confirmed by the official Twitter account of the Caribbean Foreign Ministry, both … Continue reading

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Nicolás Maduro thanks for international support against Covid-19

Caracas, Mar 11 (Prensa Latina) Venezuelan president, Nicolás Maduro, thanked the support and solidarity of allied countries facing the pandemic situation provoked by the spread of Covid-19. On Twitter, Maduro remembered that two years ago the world received one of … Continue reading

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Twenty-seven young Colombians travel to Cuba to study medicine

Bogota, Mar 13 (Prensa Latina) Rodrigo Londoño, president of the Comunes Political Party, on Sunday highlighted the farewell to 27 Colombian youths who traveled to Cuba to study at the Latin American School of Medicine (ELAM). “Cuba is solidarity. Cuba … Continue reading

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Cuba progresses in Glaucoma treatment

Havana, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today celebrates World Glaucoma Day with notable breakthroughs for its treatment, while experts recommend an annual ophthalmological check-up to detect the disease in time and avoid irreversible blindness. In statements to Prensa Latina, Dr. … Continue reading

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