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Cuba’s response

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The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and Jorge Núñez Jover, dean of the University of Havana’s Science, Technology and Society department, have published an article entitled Gestión gubernamental y ciencia cubana en el enfrentamiento a la Covid-19 (Government management and Cuban science in confronting COVID-19) in the Cuban Academy of Sciences’ journal Anales.

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ALBA-TCP faces new challenge


The President of the Republic of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, will participate today in the High-Level Conference on Economy, Finance and Trade within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, convened by the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America-People’s Trade Agreement (ALBA-TCP). The online gathering, promoted by the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros.

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You have shown the world a truth that Cuba’s enemies have attempted to silence and distort: the strength of Cuban medicine!

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“Just a few minutes ago, members of the task force that has been leading our actions to confront the pandemic concluded a meeting, and a group of compañeros have remained here, to participate in this remote reception, which we will make more intimate once you have completed the quarantine; but we did not want to violate protocols the country has established to avoid transmission of the pandemic.”

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In Cuba, COVID-19 is everyone’s business

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If one thing has become clear over the 84 days of Cuba’s battle against COVID-19, it has been the need to integrate all efforts to save lives. Today, with Havana as the epicenter, this premise is key and the Cuban government is closely following the situation in the capital, which this Tuesday confirmed nine new cases, for a total of 1,075 since March 11, when the first new coronavirus infection was confirmed.

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Cuba condemns terrorism and political manipulation

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs states its strong rejection of the slanderous inclusion of Cuba in the U.S. State Department list of countries which are allegedly not cooperating fully with U.S. efforts against terrorism that was made public on May 13, 2020 and strongly rejected by President Miguel Díaz-Canel. Bermúdez. This is a unilateral and arbitrary listing with no basis, authority or international support.

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Families, in times of pandemic and always


Throughout the current health emergency, Cuban families have promoted good health practices and continue to play a leading role in the education of younger generations. Photo: Ariel Cecilio Lemus Alvarez. Like any institution, the family is a social grouping that requires special attention from government in terms of its needs, including balancing work and home responsibilities and reducing domestic violence, among others.

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Novel molecule shows promising results against COVID-19

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Committed to the battle against COVID-19 from the outset of the pandemic, the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) made available to the national health system not only its capacity to produce Recombinant Alpha 2b Human Interferon, but also analyzed, and submitted for the consideration of Cuban medical specialists, research linked to the development of new molecules.

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U.S. government silence denounced

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During an online press conference May 12, from the Ministry’s headquarters in Havana, Cuban Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, denounced the U.S. government´s complicit silence in the wake of the April 30 terrorist attack on our country’s embassy in Washington. Rodríguez identified the perpetuator as Alexander Alazo Baró, an individual of Cuban origin who has lived in the United States since 2010.

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Itolizumab monoclonal antibody in the COVID-19 battle

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In 2014 the novel medication won a National Award from the Cuban Academy of Sciences (ACC) in the Biomedical Sciences arena, and since April, this year, the humanized monoclonal antibody, Itolizumab, has been included in the country’s COVID-19 treatment protocol. To learn first-hand about the characteristics and indications of this drug, created at the Center for Molecular Immunology (CIM), and winner of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Gold Medal in 2015.

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Neide, at 47 years of age, had never donated blood before, not even thought about it, but it would have been hard to imagine the circumstances under which she actually did. Yes, the circumstances, because today’s circumstances accentuate everything that is human and good in a gesture like this. The circumstances, the COVID pandemic, made her donation exceptionally valuable.