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Cuba Business Report’s coverage on the coronavirus, a global pandemic, is now freely available to all readers of our publication.

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A Tale of Two Countries Battling COVID-19

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While the whole world struggles to cope with the unprecedented health and economic consequences of COVID-19, the United States and Cuba have taken distinctly different tracks to deal with the pandemic. American officials are scrambling to get ahead of measures... More »

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The World Rediscovers Cuban Medical Internationalism

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Just weeks ago, in late February 2020, US Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders was vilified by the US establishment for acknowledging education and healthcare achievements in revolutionary Cuba. Now, as the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic sweeps the globe, the island’s medic... More »

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Cuban Medics Arrive in Italy

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A Cuban medical brigade made up of 52 professionals, some with experience in combating the Ebola crisis in Africa, arrived in Italy yesterday to assist with the coronavirus outbreak. The medical team known as the Henry Reeve Brigade, 70 percent of whom are wom... More »

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Cuban Doctors and Nurses Arrive in Jamaica

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On Saturday, 144 health workers belonging to the Henry Reeve Brigade, arrived in Jamaica to provide assistance in combatting the COVID19 (coronavirus) on the island. The medical specialists will join the 40 Cuban health professionals already working in Jamaica... More »

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Cuba Developing New COVID-19 Drugs

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Researchers and scientists from the BioCubaFarma group are currently developing new drugs to fight the spread of COVID-19. These new anti-viral drugs are based on prior research and clinical testing against other viruses. Clinical testing is ongoing and will b... More »

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Cuba Reports First Three Coronavirus Cases

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On Wednesday night, Cuba’s Ministry of Health confirmed the first three cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country. The three infected persons are tourists who arrived from the Italian region of Lombardy. The tourists arrived at the José Marti Internat... More »

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