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Another life-saving brigade travels to South Africa

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A brigade of 217 Cuban health professionals has arrived in South Africa to support the battle against COVID-19 in that country, bringing to 22 the total number of “medical embassies” that have traveled abroad to help save lives. A total of more than 1,450 men and women in white lab coats from the Henry Reeve Contingent have traveled to 22 nations in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, Africa and the Middle East to confront the pandemic.

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Raúl presides meeting to analyze the country’s situation

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During the morning of April 17, Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, presided a meeting to analyze the country’s situation and review implementation of the COVID-19 prevention and control plan.

Also evaluated was the impact of the pandemic on the economy’s performance and measures adopted to minimize effects on the population.