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Cuban international medical brigades focused on solidarity and caution

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For those who love their family members and their compatriots, the spreading Covid-19 pandemic is cause for alarm, given the risk faced by the more than 28,000 Cuban health workers serving on missions around the world. But it seems that their solidarity and internationalist vocation has been, thus far, a moral repellent. According to information provided by Dr. Jorge Hidalgo Bustillo, director of the Central Unit for Medical Collaboration (UCCM), all 28,268 members of Cuba’s medical brigades working in 61countries.

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Cuba will accept British cruise ship MS Braemar

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On March 13, the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland requested that Cuban authorities allow the Fred Olsen cruise line’s MS Braemar to dock in a Cuban port with a small number of travelers with the new coronavirus (SARS CoV 2/Covid-19), and assist in their repatriation by air. In conjunction with British authorities, arrangements have been made, once the travelers arrive, for their safe and immediate return to the United Kingdom on charter flights.

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No new cases of Covid-19 in Cuba in last 48 hours

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The four Covid-19 patients identified remain hospitalized and are progressing satisfactorily, with all resources needed to ensure their full recovery available; while efforts to prevent the spread of the pandemic within the country continue. Dr. Carmelo Trujillo Machado, head of the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) Department of International Health Control, reported this information Sunday in a press conference, and emphasized that the implementation of all measures established.

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Covid-19: aucun nouveau cas enregistré à Cuba dans les dernières 48 heures

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Au cours des dernières 48 heures, Cuba n’a signalé aucun nouveau cas de Covid-19. Les quatre patients hospitalisés évoluent de manière satisfaisante et toutes les ressources nécessaires à leur rétablissement complet sont garanties, alors que toutes les mesures de contrôle d’éventuel foyer sont maintenues pour empêcher la propagation de la pandémie dans le pays. Ces informations ont été offertes dimanche lors d’une conférence de presse par le Dr. Carmelo Trujillo Machado, chef du Département de contrôle sanitaire international du ministère de la Santé publique

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Cuba will accept and assist travelers on British cruise ship MS Braemar

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On March 13, the government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland requested that Cuban authorities allow the Fred Olsen cruise line’s MS Braemar to dock in a Cuban port with a small number of travelers with the new coronavirus (SARS CoV 2/Covid-19), and assist in their repatriation by air. In conjunction with British authorities, arrangements have been made, once the travelers arrive, for their safe and immediate return to the United Kingdom on charter flights.

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Diaz-Canel calls for intensifying measures to confront Covid-19, and continuing work with the population

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President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez called for continuing to work with the population and intensify measures the country is taking to confront Covid-19, now that the Ministry of Public Health has confirmed its presence on the island. Leading a meeting to review implementation of the Plan for the Prevention and Control of the disease, which is present in 111 countries, the President directed authorities to increase monitoring, thoroughly investigate suspected and confirmed cases.

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Facing the cultural war with intelligence, honesty and courage

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Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic, attested to the strength that being supported by culture means for the Cuban Revolution, and the joy felt upon feeling it in song, sketches, photography and films with our very own poetics, during the Ministry of Culture’s 2019 annual review, held in the theater at the Museum of Fine Arts’ Cuban Art building, March 10. He called for efforts to combat the philosophical war being waged against Cuba using our culture, our history and our values, “with intelligence, honesty and courage.”

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Contacts of Italian tourists with Covid-19 are asymptomatic and quarantined

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All have been placed under clinical and epidemiological observation to determine their condition if symptoms should appear. If any suspicious symptoms are noted over the next few days, testing of nasopharyngeal swab samples will be conducted and if confirmed as positive for the coronavirus, patients will be transferred to the Villa Clara Military Hospital, as established in the Plan for the Prevention and Control of Covid-19. With the three Italian tourists in Trinidad confirmed as the first cases of Covid-19 in Cuba.

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Three tourists visiting Cuba test positive for new coronavirus

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Our country has been preparing to face the pandemic caused by the appearance of a new coronavirus, which has impacted more than a hundred countries, to date, causing a significant number of cases of illness and deaths. As a result of the implementation of the National Plan for the Prevention and Control of the disease, and intensive monitoring of respiratory syndromes, suspicious cases have been identified and patients admitted to hospitals.

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No Covid-19 in Cuba yet, as preventative measures and preparation continue

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The effectiveness of measures Cuba has taken for the prevention and control of Covid-19 was recognized yesterday in a meeting with the highest authorities of all the country’s provinces and the special municipality Isle of Youth, led by the President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz, and Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa. According to Public Health Minister Jose Angel Portal Miranda, the island continues to have no confirmed cases of the new coronavirus that has already affected 104 nations.