Havana - The application in Havana of the improved protocol for confronting Covid-19 will begin this Tuesday with the home administration of Nasalferon to contacts of positive cases and their relatives.
Nasalferon is a drug from the Cuban biotechnology industry to prevent the transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and strengthen the immune system.
The therapy will be administered at home by family doctors and nurses and students of the last years of the Medicine career.
That's according to health officials at Monday's meeting of the Government's Temporary Working Group on the pandemic.
Public Health Minister José Angel Portal Miranda said that in February, the average number of cases per day was 821.7, increasing for the close of January by 64 %, which had 501.2 cases per day.
The highest transmission rates were in Havana, Santiago de Cuba, Guantánamo, Pinar del Río, Mayabeque, and Camagüey, where 84 % of the persons diagnosed during February were concentrated.
Paris - Cuba's permanent representative to UNESCO, Yahima Esquivel, on Monday denounced the impact of the US economic, commercial and financial blockade against her country in the sphere of competence of the multilateral organization.Read More
Havana - Some 250 Cuban and foreign writers, representing 40 nations, will participate in the International Poetry Festival that will be held online from May 25th through the 30th from Havana.
Organized by the CubaPoesía cultural center, the National Association of Writers and Artists (UNEAC), the Cuban Book Institute and the Cuban Ministry of Culture, the event is presided over by Cuban National Literature Prize laureate Nancy Morejón.Read More
Although theater dance groups and soloists were in charge of giving notable life to the XIV edition of El Carnaval de la Escena event, based in Caimito, creators of all the demonstrations joined this online event, which had the participation of representatives from Mexico, Ecuador, Colombia and the host nation, also represented by Teatro del Estro, from Mayabeque province.Read More