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Friday, April 23, 2021

Sc. & Envt.


  • Cuba and Iran evaluate effectiveness and power of Soberana 02 vaccine

    Cuba and Iran evaluate effectiveness and power of Soberana 02 vaccine

    Havana, Mar 17.- Cuba and the Islamic Republic of Iran are evaluating the efficacy, potency and safety of the drug Soberana-02, one of the five vaccine candidates against COVID-19 produced by the Caribbean island, a local source reported today.

  • Cuba stands out for high immunization against polio

    Cuba stands out for high immunization against polio

    Havana, Mar 16.- More than 400 thousand children from all over Cuba are today immunized against poliomyelitis after the recently concluded vaccination campaign to prevent this disease that causes acute flaccid paralysis in minors.

  • Ten tips from neurosciences to face COVID-19

    Ten tips from neurosciences to face COVID-19

    Havana, Mar 15.- The Cuban Neuroscience Society (SONECUB) recommends ten tips to face COVID-19, which has spread to 190 countries where they already amount to almost 120 million confirmed cases and more than two million 655 thousand deaths.  

  • CIGB2020 drug in a clinical trial for COVID-19

    CIGB2020 drug in a clinical trial for COVID-19

    Havana, Mar 13.- A new clinical trial will determine the evaluation of effectiveness and safety of nasal and sublingual treatment with the drug CIGB2020, in people who have been contacts or suspected of infection by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, reported the Cuban Public Registry of Clinical Trials.

  • Summer time will be set this Sunday

    Summer time will be set this Sunday

    Havana, Mar 12.- On Sunday, March 14, summer time will come into effect in the Atlantic Zone, so at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday the 13th in the country the hands of the clocks must be moved forward one hour and thus the current normal will end.

  • Cuba has a new ultramicroanalytic system for the detection of diseases

    Cuba has a new ultramicroanalytic system for the detection of diseases

    Havana, Mar 11.- The Immunoassay Center of Cuba reported that the Caribbean island has a new ultramicroanalytic system, which allows detecting several diseases early, including Covid-19, the local press said today.

  • Cuban ambassador to Serbia highlights COVID-19 vaccine program

    Cuban ambassador to Serbia highlights COVID-19 vaccine program

    Belgrade, Mar 10.- The topic, Cuban vaccine candidates: a new hope against Covid-19, was the focus of an online appearance today by the Cuban ambassador to Serbia, Gustavo Tristá del Todo.

  • Pacaya volcano in Guatemala increases activity

    Pacaya volcano in Guatemala increases activity

    Guatemala, Mar 9.- The National Institute of Seismology, Volcanology, Meteorology and Hydrology of Guatemala (Insivumeh) confirmed pulses of increase in the eruptive activity of the Pacaya volcano.

  • Soberana 02 goes through phase III of clinical trials

    Soberana 02 goes through phase III of clinical trials

    Havana, Mar 8.- The Director of Science and Innovation of the BioCubaFarma Business Group, Rolando Pérez Rodríguez, described the beginning of the third phase of the clinical trials of the Cuban anti-COVID-19 Soberana 02 vaccine candidate as a milestone, after receiving green light by the Center for State Control of Medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices (CECMED).

  • Phase III of Abdalavaccine to include about 42 thousand subjects

    Phase III of Abdalavaccine to include about 42 thousand subjects

    Havana, Mar 6.- Phase III of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine candidate Abdala (CIGB 66) plans to include 42 thousand subjects in the provinces of Santiago de Cuba and Guantánamo, when the Center for State Control of Medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices ( CECMED ) authorizes it.