When in November, minors between 2 and 18 years old complete their vaccination with the last dose of Soberana Plus, Cuba will be the first country in the world to resume face-to-face teaching with all its students vaccinated against COVID-19, said the Minister of Public Health of the island, José Ángel Portal Miranda.
The Medicines Marketing and Distribution Company (Emcomed), about to turn 16 years old, is currently an essential prop in the fight against COVID-19 in Cuba, as it is responsible for the distribution of vaccines, diagnosticians and all the drugs used to combat and prevent this terrible disease.
A production campaign of Itolizumab, a monoclonal antibody used as a treatment for serious Covid-19 cases was recently completed, informed today authorities of the Center for Molecular Immunology (CIM) of Cuba.
Cuba and Mexico announced today the constitution of the joint venture IncuBio in the Mariel Special Development Zone, to attract capital and finance proof-of-concept clinical trials in developed country market.
The Center for Molecular Immunology (CIM) reported that it can produce 10 million doses of the Soberana 02 and Soberana Plus vaccines against Covid-19, local media reported on Saturday the local press reported today.
The anti-Covid-19 vaccines developed worldwide, including Cuba´s Abdala and Soberana 02 candidates, fight off Delta variant, which transmits a viral load 1,200 times greater than others, scientific authorities reported.
A new medical supplies plant for the production of masks, nasopharyngeal swabs and applicators was inaugurated in the largest Antillean island as a result of the financing granted in two joint projects. The first was granted by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), through the PADIT platform (Coordinated Platform for Comprehensive Local Development) and the governments of Switzerland and Italy
As part of its development strategy, the Medicines Marketing and Distribution Company (EMCOMED) is committed to increasing its logistics services marketing, encouraging business with the Cuban business system and investment with foreign capital.
BY MERCY RAMOS, PHOTOS: JOSÉ (TITO) MERIÑO AND COURTESY OF THE INTERVIEWEE
The world knows very well the legend of the phoenix rising from the ashes and that is the case of young Panamanian Reynaldo Rivera Staff, affectionately called “El Rojo” by those close to him, who managed to survive a terrible car accident eight and a half years ago, which gave him 19 brain injuries and nearly 20 days in a coma.