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Political Bureau discusses issues to be addressed during 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba

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Chaired by its first secretary, Army General Raul Castro Ruz, the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee met yesterday to address issues that will be presented for analysis at the upcoming 8th Congress of the organization. On this occasion, analyzed was the document entitled “Assessment of policies regarding Party cadres, the Young Communists League, mass organizations, the state and government. Role of the Party to achieve superior results.”

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The emergence of Soberana 1 is not a chance event

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Since the beginning of the Revolution, the priority granted to scientific progress, with emphasis on the training of highly qualified human capital and the creation of research centers in dissimilar branches of knowledge, were essential prerequisites that allowed Cuba to venture into the promising sector of biotechnology in the decade of the 1980s, practically at the same time this industry was emerging in a small group of nations with greater technological development.

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BioCen develops secure medium to transport viral samples, a first in Cuba

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Researchers at the National Biopreparations Center (BioCen) have developed Cuba’s first secure medium to transport viruses, created for use in the collection and transfer of patients’ nasopharyngeal and oropharyngeal samples for the diagnosis of SARS-COV-2, the COVID-19 causal agent. BioCen achieved and industrially scaled the product in only seven days and, subsequently received its Sanitary Registration from the State Center for the Control of Drugs, Equipment and Medical Devices (Cecmed).

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Second group of volunteers join Soberana clinical trials

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Twenty more Cubans joined the short history of Soberana 01, the country’s first candidate vaccine against COVID-19, on September 2, according to reports from Naturaleza Secreta. This group, composed of volunteers between 60 and 80 years of age, is the second to receive the first dose of the much awaited vaccine.

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Soberana in the first phase of clinical trials

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The first stage of clinical trials for the definitive validation of Soberana, the Cuban candidate vaccine authorized to begin this phase, began August 24, with the administration of the product to 20 volunteers, between the age of 19 and 59. Over the course of the week, the safety of the candidate vaccine was evaluated and the findings submitted to the Center for State Control of Medications (Cecmed)

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How did Cuba’s COVID-19 candidate vaccine come to be named Soberana?

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A name identifies, makes unique, and enamors… It is a calling card and can convey confidence and pride, which is exactly what occurred this month of August, when the people of Cuba heard the long-awaited news that our scientists had come up with an idea, an idea they turned into a vial of vaccine in just three months’ time, as one researcher said.

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Soberana is Cuba’s, the first candidate vaccine against COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean

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A vaccine that exemplifies the development of Cuban science; that places us on the level of economically advanced countries; that honors Comandante en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, the principal architect of the country’s biotechnology sector. This is what Soberana is, the first Cuban candidate vaccine against COVID-19 authorized for testing in clinical trials.

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Why is Cuba developing a new pneumococcal vaccine?

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The mere fact of being able to tell Cuban families that a new, effective and safe Cuban pneumococcal vaccine will soon be available, work on which has been advancing since 2006, is already more than just “good news.” It’s a comforting thought, “after so many years of development of this vaccine candidate, which includes seven serotypes in a single vaccine and, therefore, it is as if we were developing seven vaccines in one.

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Polio vaccination: Well-being guaranteed by the Revolution

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To assure the tranquility of Cuban families, currently underway this month is the 56th national polio vaccination campaign, providing rapid and efficient protection against the disease, to all children across the country.

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Half a million infants to receive polio vaccine in upcoming campaign

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Since February 26, 1962, to date, 85 million doses of polio vaccine have been administered in Cuba, making the country the first in Latin America to eradicate this devastating childhood disease