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Cuba's biotech and pharmaceutical industry fights against Covid-19

Havana, Apr 10 (Prensa Latina) Workers of Cuba's Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industry (BioCubaFarma) are currently carrying out an intense work to fight against Covid-19 pandemic and among their activities stand out med supply and research.

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  • Countries Cuba
  • Published in Health

HEALTH | Could the TB Vaccine, BGC protect us from COVID-19?

As the world’s scientists huddle to speedily develop a vaccine to tackle the COVID-19 strain of the Corona virus that has virtually brought the entire world’s economy to a halt, many are wondering if a common vaccine used for decades in the developing world to protect against tuberculosis could help shield persons from COVID-19.

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  • Countries United_States

BARBADOS | No Shortage Of Ventilators In Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, April 6, 2020 - In light of the recent seizure of a number of ventilators destined for Barbados by the US Government, Health Minister Lt. Col. Jeffrey Bostic, has assured the country that there is no shortage of ventilators to fight the COVID-19 virus on the island.

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  • Countries Barbados
  • Published in Health

Why wear face masks in public? Here’s what the research shows

WITH THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC quickly spreading, U.S. health officials have changed their advice on face masks and now recommend people wear cloth masks in public areas where social distancing can be difficult, such as grocery stores. But can these masks be effective?

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  • Countries United_States
  • Published in Health

JAMAICA | Declare a State of Emergency in the Nation's interest says PNP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 30, 2020:  People's National Party (PNP) Shadow Minister of Justice Senator Donna Scott-Mottley says while note must be taken of two developing narratives in relation to the restrictions placed on individual’s right to freedom of movement and association in the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, there must be a united effort to protect all Jamaicans at this time.

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  • Countries Jamaica
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