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No panic, but no overconfidence either

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The President of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, appeared on the Mesa Redonda television-radio show, Friday March 20, along with Prime Minister Manuel Marrero and other ministers, to announce new measures adopted to confront Covid-19 in the country. “As a state and government, we have the responsibility to protect human lives and the entire social fabric, addressing the situation in a comprehensive manner, with serenity, realism and objectivity. There can be no panic, but no overconfidence either

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The history of interferon in Cuba, in use today to treat Covid-19

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Cuba’s pride in Interferon Alfa 2b is a natural reaction given the international prestige enjoyed by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology which produces the medication.
Recombinant Human Interferon Alpha 2b continues to make headlines around the world and captures the interest of readers given its effectiveness in treating patients with the new SARS Cov-2 coronavirus, which causes the illness known as Covid-19.

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Party Political Bureau approves modification of annual plan of national events and commemorations


The decision applies to events of a national, provincial and local character of the Young Communist League, as well, (which has already announced the postponement of its 11th Congress), mass and social organizations and those organized by municipal and provincial Party committees. In accordance with the measures adopted in the country to combat Covid-19, the Political Bureau decided to significantly modify the Party’s plan of national events and commemorations this year.

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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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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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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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Cuba advances in implementation of prevention plan

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“This is not a plan of slogans, this is a realistic plan, to be executed with absolute precision,” said the President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, leading the third regional meeting to follow up on Covid-19 prevention and control plans, held in this eastern city, with public health, Party and government authorities in attendance, from the provinces of Holguín, Camagüey, Las Tunas, Granma, Santiago de Cuba and Guantánamo.

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Cuban Government updates Plan for prevention and control of Covid-19

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Army General Raul Castro Ruz, Party first secretary, led a meeting of the Political Bureau this week to consider new measures to contain the introduction and spreading of Covid-19 in our country, while yesterday, the Council of Ministers approved an updated plan to confront the new coronavirus. To date, no cases of Covid-19 have been confirmed in Cuba. Nevertheless, the Council of Ministers, in an extraordinary session approved an updated version of the Plan for the Prevention and Control of the new coronavirus.

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A family’s missions

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Thousands of books, testament to a venerable work of patience, commitment and courage, could be written from the experiences of every Cuban collaborator working far away from their families, to help people all over the world.