Cuba will begin its anti-flu vaccination campaign on May 25th with over 680 thousand doses aimed at preventing serious complications among the population most at risk.
Cuba has reported no cases of acute hepatitis B in children less than five years of age since 1999, a condition that starting from 2006 was also extended to the under 15s due to the results of the application of the vaccine against the disease.
Cuba will hold the First International Congress on Esthetics, Cosmetology and Esthetics Medicine to be held from July 1st to the 3rd in Havana aimed at preventing damages to health that can arise from the lack of professional training.
The eleventh imported case of a patient with Zika virus has been confirmed. It's a 43-year-old Cuban citizen, who lives in the municipality of Minas de Matahambre in western Pinar del Rio province and arrived in the country on April 30 from the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, where she was working in the cultural sector.
The Washington-based Lung Cancer Alliance welcomed reports that a Cuban lung cancer vaccine will soon be tested in the United States through the work of the Roswell Park Institute. According to international media the therapeutic vaccine known as Cimavax will soon enter the US and may benefit American cancer patients.
The ninth imported case of a patient with Zika virus has been diagnosed, corresponding to a Cuban citizen living in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, a native of the municipality of Cotorro, Havana province, who arrived in the country on April 8.