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Cuban Minister of Public Health: Only cooperation and international solidarity can save humanity

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With the moral authority that allows Cuba to practice international collaboration in health care, in the face of the universal dangers that the COVID-19 epidemic has presented, the country’s Minister of Public Health reiterated that only complementary efforts by nations can contribute to overcoming the pandemic.

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For Cubans, unity is survival

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Any time is a good time to remind our enemies that the slightest offense or threat, against Cuban artists or intellectuals, produces only more national pride, and commitment to the defense of the homeland. An overwhelming sentiment assails viewers of an installation by visual artist Sándor González. The piece is a map of Cuba, created with thousands of matches.

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Rigorous work must continue in COVID-19 recovery period

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Cuba awoke yesterday, July 20, with the news that many of us have waited four months to hear. Of the 2,914 PCR test samples processed the previous day, none were positive for SARS-COV-2, while no patients in serious or critical condition were reported, nor a single death. Within this encouraging context, most of the country’s territories – except Havana and Mayabeque – began the transition to the third phase of the first stage of recovery.

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No one has been left unprotected over 100 days of COVID-19

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Older adults living alone, individuals with disabilities, the mentally ill and persons with chronic diseases, mothers of young children, pregnant women, vulnerable families… all have received special support from the Prevention, Assistance and Social Work Department of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security (MTSS), during these difficult times. Among measures adopted, to address COVID-19, were the provision of differentiated attention by social workers.

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Cuba’s truth versus the paid lie

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A crude anti-Cuban maneuver failed July 3, at the 44th ordinary session of the UN Human Rights Council (HRC), orchestrated by a mercenary in the service of the U.S. government, in collusion with right wing extremists in Miami. Diplomat Jairo Rodríguez Hernández, member of the Cuban Permanent Mission in Geneva, responded to the slanderous comments made by Ariel Ruiz Urquiola, in an attempt to discredit our country’s international medical cooperation.

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Science confirms there can be no overconfidence in COVID-19 battle

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A few hours before Havana entered the first phase of recovery and the rest of Cuba, with the exception of Matanzas, entered the second phase, yesterday July 2, President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez emphasized, “Science continues to confirm that there can be no overconfidence in the battle against COVID-19.” In another encouraging meeting at Revolution Palace with scientists and experts, which have become a regular point on the government’s agenda every Thursday.

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All of Cuba in recovery, defeating the pandemic

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As has been reported, given measures adopted and the efforts of our people, all the country’s provinces, except Havana, are currently in the first phase of the first stage of post-COVID-19 recovery. It must be said that we were always aware that Havana would be the most difficult and complex site in confronting the epidemic, given its characteristics as a national capital. The results of work carried out have allowed us to note progress made in the capital’s battle, over the last few days, to the point that.

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We are crushing the empire’s perverse efforts to discredit the exemplary solidarity of Cuban medical brigades

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As we have become accustomed, in recent days, we have the pleasure, the satisfaction of receiving another group of our valuable health workers, who are members of the Henry Reeve Brigade serving on different international cooperation medical missions, in solidarity, in the fight against the pandemic in other countries. Therefore, for you, as we did with the Lombardy Brigade, first of all, a warm embrace and welcome home on behalf of all our people.

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COVID-19 statistics improving in Cuba, but without overconfidence

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One hundred and ten days after the first three positive cases of COVID-19 were detected in Cuba, yesterday, June 29, the figures continued to be encouraging and testify to the work done to contain the epidemic. With eight new patients, ten medical discharges and no deaths the previous day, the positive trend continues. This was confirmed by Minister of Public Health José Angel Portal Miranda, in his update on the country’s epidemiological situation presented during the prevention and control.

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University in the fields

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Cuba’s battle against COVID-19, and the positive results achieved, have allowed us to understand the value of science in the solution of the country’s main problems, and that the role universities must play, an experience that can and must be extended to other arenas, among them food production, the nation’s number one priority at this time. President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez announced in June that a first meeting will be held with the entire science and innovation system involved in this issue.