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Cuba has a new medical publication on Covid-19

Havana, May 27 .- The National Medical Library, belonging to the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, makes available to those interested the newsletter Bilbliomed Supplement, dedicated to offering accurate information about the new coronavirus.

Titled SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) coronavirus disease and comorbidity, the bi-monthly publication released this issue for the May-June period, with the aim of providing updated bibliographic data on high-impact health issues, in this case, the morbidity and mortality of the Cuban population or of the Latin American and Caribbean region before Covid-19. 

As reported by the Cuban medical portal Infomed , the bulletin expands on the new coronavirus, which emerged in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, causing shock among the medical community and the rest of the world and can be downloaded via the https link: / /

Since its emergence in 1970, the National Medical Library of the Republic of Cuba is part of the National Center for Information on Medical Sciences (CNICM), working on the development of a good user education program for a more appropriate use of the sources of information and services available, now with the help of new information and communication technologies.

Likewise, it guarantees the provision of scientific-technological information services to the community of professionals that make up the Health sector in the country, in order to raise the quality of care, research, management, teaching and culture. (Text and Photo: ACN)