Even if a significant number of people are vaccinated and covered with the Cuban vaccine, whose third phase of the clinical trial begins this month, the risk is really going to be present until immunity levels of 80 to 90 percent of our population are achieved.
The Center for Bioactive Chemicals (CBQ) of Villa Clara(central region of the country) received the National Award for Technological Innovation for Vitrofural, considered the only broad-spectrum chemical sterilant in the world for the mass production of vitroplants.
The Order “Carlos J. Finlay”, the Cuban government's highest decoration awarded to nationals and foreigners for their contributions to scientific development for the benefit of mankind, will be given this month, according to reports.
Active screenings at community level, reviews of each suspected case and focus controls are among the tasks assigned to Dr. Jorge Enrique Rodríguez León since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Cuba almost a year ago.
An epidemiological monitoring system developed by the company DATYS began to be implemented in Havana on February 15, with the purpose of ensuring that the health system and patients obtain the PCR test results in the shortest possible time.
Cuba has technological platforms, professional experience, genetic engineering and the capacity to conjugate vaccine candidates to obtain better immunogens, which is why the country is moving forward with four anti-Covid-19 vaccine projects.
The president of Havana’s Defense Council Luis Antonio Torres Iribar urged labor center executives and workers to strengthen sanitary measures to prevent the appearance of new COVID-19 clusters that later may spread to the community.
Phase III of the Cuban anti-COVID-19 vaccine candidates Soberana 02 and Abdala will begin in the coming weeks, Eduardo Martínez Díaz, president of the Cuban Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry Group (BioCubaFarma), announced today.
Cuban Minister of Public Health José Ángel Portal Miranda said that the country is still devoted to the safe return to Cuba of internationalist doctors Assel Herrera and Landy Rodríguez Hernández, kidnapped in Kenya on April 12, 2019.