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Cuba Launches Phase II of Its 'Abdala' COVID-19 Vaccine

Cuba's Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) General Director Marta Ayala Monday announced that Abdala COVID-19 vaccine (CIGB 66) started phase II of clinical trials, which will have around 760 volunteers.

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  • Published in Health

President Biden To Reassess US Policies Towards Cuba

White House Spokeswoman Jen Psaki on Thursday announced that President Joe Biden will analyze whether or not measures against Cuba taken during President Donald Trump's administration (2017-2021) should be eliminated.

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JAMAICA | Opposition legislator Anthony Hylton condemns US blockade against Cuba

Kingston, Jan 22 (Prensa Latina) Jamaican parliamentarian Anthony Hylton on Friday condemned the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by the United States on Cuba, a position that his country maintains today in the face of this unilateral policy that has been rejected by the international community.

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CUBA Expands clinical trials for its COVID-19 vaccine Soberana 02

Cuba has expanded phase II B clinical trials of that country's anti-COVID-19 candidate vaccine Soberana 02 with volunteers between 19 and 80 years of age, began at the 19 de Abril and No.1 Polyclinics, in the Havana municipalities of Plaza de la Revolución and La Lisa, respectively.

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  • Countries Cuba
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CUBA | Shackled by US sanctions, Cuba makes its own COVID-19 ventilators

HAVANA, January 16, 2021 - Given the appearance on the island of the first cases of COVID-19 in the month of March last year, the Cuban government attempted to purchase ventilators from the Swiss companies IMT Medial AG and Acutronic, as part of plans adopted to guarantee the resources needed to confront the epidemic.

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  • Countries Cuba
  • Published in Health
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