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North American scientists highlighted the capacity of the Cuban anti-Covid-19 model in emergencies

Scientists from the United States today praised Cuba’s ability to develop and vaccinate its population with its own anti-Covid-19 products, a model they suggest following to deal with global health emergencies. In a report published on the site, a city-based specialized in bringing science to development through news and analysis, the authors highlight how this strategy of vaccination with safe and effective immunogens could face situations of this type in environments with resource-poor, low-income countries, and in the developing world.

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Inflation in the eurozone exceeds ten percent and reaches a new record


Euro zone inflation again exceeded expectations this month and hit a new record high, pointing to further interest rate hikes by the European Central Bank. Consumer price growth in the 19 countries that share the European currency accelerated to 10.7% in October from 9.9% the previous month, Eurostat data showed on Monday. This increase would be driven by an astronomical 41.9% growth in energy costs, compared to last year, according to the EU statistical office.

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A lock that denies rights

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Following the same strategic design of the sixties, the current Government of the United States maintains the economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba. Throughout time, US politicians have insisted on maintaining that policy of siege and suffocation in their speeches and actions. This is the case of Jesse Helms and Dan Burton, Robert Torricelli, Bob Graham, Marco Rubio, Mauricio Clever Carone, Mario Díaz Balart, Bob Menéndez and others who see the set of coercive measures as a way of sensibly damaging the Cuban economy and influence popular support for the island government.

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Clinical use of Combiovent, Cuba’s first high-performance lung ventilator, is authorized


The State Control Center for Medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices (Cecmed) has authorized the clinical use of Combiovent high-performance ventilation equipment, the first of its kind to be manufactured in the country, developed by the company Combiomed, owned by BioCubaFarma. This was announced on Tuesday -as part of the 15th health for all fair, which takes place at the Pabexpo exhibition center-, engineer Alejandro César González Urquiza, member of the team that developed the ‘device.

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Epidemiological situation continues to be marked by dengue


Dengue continues to be the most complex hygienic-sanitary situation that we have today in the country, it was reiterated at this Wednesday’s meeting of the Government’s temporary working group for the prevention and control of covid-19. The exchange was led by the first secretary of the Central Committee of the Party and president of the Republic, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, and the prime minister, Manuel Marrero Cruz, a member of the Political Bureau. The head of the Ministry of Public Health, José Ángel Portal Miranda, reported that there is dengue transmission in the 15 provinces and the Isle of Youth.

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Cola.CU (I): A bet against hoarders and resellers


Since September 1, 2020, the Cola.CU application has been operating in the capital, aimed at strengthening order in the stores of the Caribe and Cimex chains. The automated system records purchase history and makes it possible to identify the frequency with which people visit these facilities, as well as the products they purchase. The idea -which arose in the midst of covid-19- was promoted by the Union of Informatics of Cuba and developed by the Eureka Scientific Group of the “José Antonio Echeverría” Technological University of Havana (Cujae), led by Professor Joaquín Pina Amargos.

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MINSAP reports on the second case of Monkeypox in the country


Informamos a nuestra población que hoy se confirmó el segundo caso de Viruela Símica diagnosticado en el territorio nacional, el cual no guarda relación con el caso anterior. Se trata de un ciudadano cubano, residente en Estados Unidos, de 60 años de edad, masculino, que arriba a Cuba el día 26 de agosto de 2022 por el aeropuerto internacional José Martí de La Habana, procedente de Miami, Estados Unidos. Durante el Control Sanitario Internacional en frontera no declaró problema de salud.

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Cuba reports 70 new cases of COVID-19 and 58 discharges


At the close of this Saturday, August 27, Cuba reported 70 new cases of COVID-19, no deaths and 58 medical discharges. Currently, there are 245 active cases in the country, the Ministry of Public Health (Minsap) reported this Sunday in its daily part. At the end of Saturday, 405 patients were admitted: 160 suspects and 245 confirmed (active cases), of which 244 maintain a stable clinical evolution 2,309 samples were processed, of which 70 were positive. The country accumulates 14,092,790 samples analyzed.

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Cuban government checks epidemiological situation and other issues related to the population


Actions to control dengue in the country continue; In recent days, there has been an improvement in the confrontation efforts, however, at the end of last week, transmission was reported in 14 provinces and the special municipality of Isla de la Juventud, 41 municipalities, and 50 health areas. From August 14 to 20, week 33 of the year, transmission was opened in the provinces of Mayabeque (in the municipality of Güines), Cienfuegos (in Rodas) and Guantánamo (in Caimanera), it was reported at the meeting this Tuesday of the Group temporary work of the Government for the prevention and control of Covid-19.

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First Case of Monkeypox Diagnosed in Cuba


El Ministerio de Salud Pública informó este sábado que ha sido detectado el primer caso de viruela símica en el país. Se trata de un paciente masculino, de nacionalidad italiana, que arribó a Cuba en calidad de turista el pasado 15 de agosto. Durante su estancia permaneció en una casa de renta y visitó varios lugares en provincias del occidente del país. El 17 de agosto presentó síntomas generales y acudió a los servicios de salud el día 18, ante la persistencia de estos.