Vaccination against seasonal influenza begins next Monday Nov 1st, for adults in Cuba, informed the national head of vaccination, Dr. Lena Lopez Ambron.
President Miguel Diaz-Canel on Saturday highlighted as another contribution by Cuban science the approval for emergency use of the domestic Soberana Plus vaccine in people over 19 years of age who are convalescing from COVID-19.
Vietnam decided on Monday to buy Cuba 10 million doses of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine, Abdala (CIGB-66), to be administered in emergency situations, coinciding with President Nguyen Xuan Phuc’s visit to the island.
Some 38 percent of Cubans have already received all three three doses of the COVID-19 vaccination scheme with Cuban-made products, in an effort to achieve immunization in 2021, official sources reported.
Representatives of the BioCubaFarma business group and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) held a meeting on Sept 2 in Havana, focused on the process of international recognition of the island’s anti-COVID-19 vaccines.
A total of 3,663,808 people have received the complete anti-COVID-19 vaccination scheme in Cuba, with Soberana 02, Soberana Plus or Abdala, reports today the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP by its Spanish acronym).
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez said on Aug 26, on his Twitter account that the day is drawing near when the country’s children and teenagers will be vaccinated against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19.
Residents of the province of Cienfuegos from the municipalities of Palmira and Cruces and welcomed with great enthusiasm the continuity of the Soberana Centro clinical trial, involving the second inoculation of more than 500 volunteers.
Cuba´s Center for State Control of medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices (CECMED) on Wednesday authorized the start of a phase-II clinical trial with the vaccine candidate CIGB2020, seeking to stimulate the immune response against acute respiratory infections.