Authorization granted to the Finlay Vaccine Institute to begin clinical trials of new vaccine in collaboration with Ministry of Public Health institutions. This past July 28, Cuba’s candidate vaccine was tested for the first time on human volunteers, precisely three researchers participating in its development. An initial evaluation revealed a strong immune response in all three. Photo: BioCubaFarma.
The new partnership aims to provide broader access to BioCubaFarma's patent-protected portfolio of biopharmaceutical products, developed by the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry in Cuba. Cuba’s BioCubaFarma Enterprise Group and the British company SG Innovations Limited has announced the creation of a new company, BioFarma Innovations, focused on accelerating the development of new medications and their distribution in Europe and the British Commonwealth, according to a joint statement, made available to Granma.
Cuba, the President said, "is again being challenged by the world context and aggressive imperialist policy. This is not what we seek, but we do not fear it. We have an inspiring history to take into the fight. Added to this is the talent of our scientists and health personnel that has placed us among the countries that have managed to control a terrible pandemic".
The renowned Cuban beach resorts of Jardines del Rey and Cayo Santa María, off the northern coast of Ciego de Ávila and Villa Clara, are ready to welcome guests. With an infrastructure constructed in harmony with nature over more than two decades, the Cuban beach resorts of Jardines del Rey and Cayo Santa María, off the northern coast of the provinces of Ciego de Ávila and Villa Clara, respectively, continue their consolidation as essential tourist destinations.
Statement by Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, President of the Republic of Cuba, during Global Leaders Day of the International Labor Organization’s Summit on COVID-19 and the world of work.
Mr. Director General;
Excellences, Heads of State and Government;
I feel honored to bring to this virtual Summit the voice of Cuba, a small developing country, where workers in power struggle on a daily basis to achieve all justice, which were the dream and a commitment of the founding fathers of our nation.