A clinical trial called Baconao is being carried out in the province of Matanzas to measure the effects and safety of the vaccines Abdala and Mambisa as booster doses, according to Verena Muzio, clinical research director of the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB).
The first secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba and president of the country, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, stressed today that in the face of the new strain of the coronavirus that causes the COVID-19, called "Omicron", the country is reinforcing its control of international travelers.
Cuba studied a total of 16,905 samples for detect COVID 19 during the day, with 130 positive. The country accumulates 11,083,208,208 samples taken and 962,350 positive.
Hospitals in the province of Holguin are readjusting their services to guarantee the provision of health care to the population, without neglecting COVID-19 case-finding and –tracking in several municipalities still affected by the disease.
The province of Artemisa is witnessing a sustained drop in the number of COVID-19 infections but an increase of dengue cases, which makes epidemiological control all the more complicated and demands a higher perception of risk among the population.