Another COVID-19 record in Cuba with 344 new infections reported today

The coronavirus infections reported in January by the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) are “keeping tense” the population and local governments, as explained by Dr. Francisco Durán during his appearance on Cuban television, from where he reported that just in the last 24 hours, 344 new cases had been registered. This figure, the highest …

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Two municipalities of Havana will apply Nasalferón to travelers and cohabitants

The health authorities of the Havana municipalities of Boyeros and Diez de Octubre started applying Nasalferón to travelers and their cohabitants as of yesterday, January 7, as was announced in the Provincial Defense Council (CDP) of Havana. The news, published by Radio COCO station on its website and amplified by the Agencia Cubana de Noticias …

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Cuba: study reveals sequelae of COVID-19 in patients who got to intensive care

Damage to the lungs, followed by kidney and cardiovascular deterioration, are the main short-term sequelae that COVID-19 has produced on patients in serious and critical condition in Cuba, official media highlighted this Wednesday. The revelations are based on a study on the state of convalescents from COVID-19, presented at the most recent meeting between the …

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Cuba-U.S. relations: embassies, ambassadors and normalization

On January 3, 1961, the Eisenhower administration severed diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. The revolutionary government headed by Fidel Castro had only been in power for two years. That decision, based on an overarching goal supposedly quickly achievable through other non-diplomatic channels—regime change—had unintended consequences. Among them, that Washington continued to conduct …

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