Washington, 21 Jan.- A new study suggests that people who are in the habit of drinking coffee regularly may be protected against malignant melanoma, the leading cause of skin cancer death in the United States.
Bogota, Jan 13.- Health Minister Alejandro Gaviria denied today that the Chikungunya epidemics was out of control and said its expansion was below expected, despite the more than 80,000 cases of infection registered.
In remarks to El Nuevo Siglo newspaper, Gaviria warned of a likely increase in the number of people infected during the recebtly started dry season.
These pictures show how happy are a group of Cuban doctors who are tackling the Ebola pandemic in African soil. Eight Liberian patients that had been admitted at a treatment unit were finally discharged. On his Facebook wall, Dr. Ronald Hernandez Torres wrote: “This is so exciting that one forgets either the rough nights we have spent or the risk of infection. Now more than ever, we are proud to be here helping these people as health-care professionals. Just seeing happiness reflected on their faces and knowing why is enough to be satisfied. (Taken from Cubadebate).
Malabo, Dec 5.- A group of 15 Cuban experts arrived in this capital, at the request of the government of Equatorial Guinea to strengthen along with the nation''s professionals the prevention measures against Ebola virus, reported today diplomatic sources.
By Alex López Almaguer/Radio Cadena Agramonte.
For the Cuban nurses and doctors who are trying to contain Ebola and are saving lives in West Africa, defying death is an everyday reality. However, this task can only be done when love and willingness to serve are a professional’s most distinctive features.
Geneva, Dec 2.- Cuban doctor Félix Báez, who was infected with Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, is recovering at a fast pace and is likely to be released from the Geneva University Hospital soon, Doctor Jorge Perez revealed today.
Caracas, Nov 29.- Twenty-five doctors from Venezuelan are traveling to Cuba to receive training and join the doctors who are fighting the Ebola virus in West Africa Venezuelan Public Health Minister Nancy Perez said that this is the first group of more than 100 volunteers who enlisted to make this task possible.
Camagüey, Nov 28.- Extending the natural and traditional medicine throughout the entire primary health care level has been welcomed by patients who attend to emergency services in Camagüey province.
Havana, Nov 24.- Cuba will list a preventive vaccine against cholera and pneumococcal vaccines and other therapeutic for hepatitis B, announced a steering group of the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries, BioCubaFarma.
Havana, Nov 20.- Thousands of people from Cuba and around the world have sent messages of solidarity to the families of the Cuban doctor infected with Ebola virus. Dr. Felix Baez Sarria is a member of the medical team of the Caribbean nation and contracted the deadly disease in Sierra Leone over the weekend.