The 8th Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba, to be held April 16-19, will focus on core issues of the political, economic and social life of the country, as well as the role of the Party and steps taken to improve its work As the call made last December [leer más]
Cuba begins on Monday vaccinating against anti-Covid-19 all its health sector, from doctors, nurses, technical and support staff with Sovereign 2 vaccine as part of Phase III trials in all of Havana medical institutions.
President Joe Biden is taking his first steps in office, while Cuba is still under the harmful effects of a long-standing blockade. It is stated in a report that Cuba will submit in May to the United Nations General Assembly about the impact of the economic, financial and commercial blockade [leer más]
uring the meeting of the Temporary Working Group for the prevention and control of the COVID epidemic, headed by the Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, the Second Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba José Ramón Machado Ventura and Prime Minister Manuel Marrero Cruz, the Cuban deputy prime minister stressed [leer más]
Cuba has announced it is working on the fifth prototype of a COVID- 19 vaccines called Soberana 01-A. On Tuesday, the Finlay Vaccine Institute director, Vicente Vérez, said that the new proposal would be aimed at people convalescing from the disease. In a meeting with scientists and experts, Cuban President [leer más]
The Council of State approved on Friday a decree-law on Animal Welfare, which will enter into force 90 days after its publication in the Official Gazette of the Republic. This normative provision establishes the obligations of institutions and individuals regarding the protection and care of animals and will contribute to [leer más]
Linking business enterprises with the scientific potential of universities and research centers is today top priority in Cuba, as part of actions to promote the economic development in the country.
The 60th National Bivalent Oral Polio Vaccination Campaign begins today in Cuba, the Ministry of Public Health informed. This immunization plan takes place until February 27 and a second stage will be from March 1 to 9. Minors under the age of three will receive the anti-polio vaccine, while nine-year-old [leer más]
Due to the need for physical distancing because of the COVID-19 pandemic, in 2020 more than 629 thousand Cuban workers embraced telecommuting. This modality includes teleworking, with satisfactory results to date. Ariel Fonseca, deputy director of the Employment Directorate of the Ministry of Labor and Social Security (MTSS), told the [leer más]
Dr. Vicente Vérez Bencomo, director of the Finlay Vaccine Institute, states that mass production of the Soberana series of candidate vaccines has begun, and one million doses will be on hand in April
Doctor of Science Vicente Vérez Bencomo, general director of the Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV), announced that in April they should produce the first million vaccines against COVID-19 from that center, which will allow expanding their application and demonstrating with more evidence their efficacy. Doctor Verez pointed out that the studies [leer más]
The response of the university and science community to the scourge of the pandemic in Cuba was discussed much and effectively today, on the second and penultimate day of the International Congress Pedagogia 2021, which gathers online nearly 900 delegates from 28 countries. In an initial conference and when answering [leer más]