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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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First Trial of COVID Vaccine Approved for Children

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The first trial of COVID vaccine approved for use in children between the ages of 5 and 18 will soon begin, the Director of Research at the Finlay Vaccine Institute (IFV), Dagmar García Rivero announced. She said the documentation is being prepared for the reg... More »

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Soberana 02 Vaccine Production Launches in Cuba

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Production of the Soberana 02 vaccine, Cuba’s first COVID vaccine, also the first in Latin America, has begun on a large-scale at Cuba’s national plant for biological preparations (BioCen), located on Havana’s outskirts. Around 45,000 people will be vaccinated... More »

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Cuba and Iran to Join Efforts Against Covid19

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Cuba and Iran have signed a collaboration agreement for a joint project to carry out Phase III clinical trials of the Soberana 02 Covid-19 vaccine in Iran. The Middle Eastern nation is experiencing a high incidence of infection. The low incidence and low morta... More »

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Cuba’s Latest Advances in Medical Technology

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Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel met with a group of scientists and specialists on December 3 for a presentation of Cuba’s latest advances in medical equipment and technology, paving the way for technological sovereignty. Cuba’s advances in health technology ... More »

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Cuba Registers its Fourth COVID Vaccine

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Cuba has registered its fourth COVID-19 vaccine to undergo clinical trials. The two new vaccines are known as the Mambisa (CIGB 669) and Abdala (CIGB 66) developed by the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (CIGB). The Mambisa and Abdala vaccines have... More »

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Cuba and Italy Discuss Collaboration in Health Sector

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After the participation of the Henry Reeve medical brigade in Lombardy supporting Italian medical personnel at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Italy and Cuba met to discuss further collaboration in the health sector. For this reason, the Cuban Ambassador ... More »

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