Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Mexico purchases 200 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62281&SEO=mexico-purchases-200-million-doses-of-covid-19-vaccine 29 de noviembre de 2020, 0:33Mexico, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has bought in advance more than 200 million doses of different vaccines against Covid-19, with which it intends to cover 92 percent of its population, the Foreign Affairs Ministry has confirmed. Cuba keeps low prevalence of HIV infection http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62279&SEO=cuba-keeps-low-prevalence-of-hiv-infection 29 de noviembre de 2020, 0:13  Havana, Nov 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has a low prevalence of infection by the Human Immunodeficency Virus (HIV), thanks to the reduction of new cases and fatalities this year, national experts indicate. China tightens measures on imported SARS-CoV-2 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62275&SEO=china-tightens-measures-on-imported-sars-cov-2 Beijing, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) China is implementing a tougher strategy against the entry of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus from abroad, as it linked its latest outbreaks to frozen foods and containers that arrived from other parts of the world. Argentina lives a new social distancing phase due to Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62274&SEO=argentina-lives-a-new-social-distancing-phase-due-to-covid-19 Buenos Aires, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) With only two cities on lockdown, Argentina is advancing today towards a new opening phase with less restrictions and distancing for almost the entire country. As cases drop, although prevention and care measures are still in full operation, President Alberto Fernandez announced yesterday that only the cities of Bariloche, in Rio Negro, and Puerto Deseado, in Santa Cruz, will remain on lockdown. Russia reports over 39,000 Covid-19 deaths http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62270&SEO=russia-reports-over-39000-covid-19-deaths Moscow, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Russia reported today 39,068 deaths from the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which has caused the Covid-19 pandemic, after reporting 510 deaths in a day, according to the operating staff for the fight against that disease. Mexico with more than 20,000 Covid-19 cases in one day http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62268&SEO=mexico-with-more-than-20000-covid-19-cases-in-one-day Mexico, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Mexico has registered 21,081 cases of Covid-19 in one day and its total of positive patients rose to one million 90 thousand 675, the Health Ministry confirmed. Uruguay reports unprecedented numbers of Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62266&SEO=uruguay-reports-unprecedented-numbers-of-covid-19 Montevideo, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) Uruguay reported today 186 new cases of Covid-19 and 1,122 convalescents, unprecedented figures of the pandemic here, which shows signs of a rising curve in the epidemiological chart. Covid-19 infections continue to rise in Ecuador http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62264&SEO=covid-19-infections-continue-to-rise-in-ecuador Quito, Nov 28 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 continues to rise today in Ecuador, where the number of positive cases reached 189,534, after the detection of 1,396 cases in just 24 hours. Cuba and Jamaica strengthen trade ties in medical field http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62259&SEO=cuba-and-jamaica-strengthen-trade-ties-in-medical-field Havana, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuban and Jamaican companies from the medical sector held an entrepreneurial forum on Friday, under the auspices of the Chamber of Commerce of Cuba (CCC) and the Jamaican Embassy in Havana. Diaz-Canel assesses food production in Isla de la Juventud http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62257&SEO=diaz-canel-assesses-food-production-in-isla-de-la-juventud Havana, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel is assessing food production in the Isla de la Juventud (Isle of Youth) special municipality, as part of a governmental working visit to that territory on Friday. More patients recover from Covid-19 in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62255&SEO=more-patients-recover-from-covid-19-in-cuba Havana, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's national director of Epidemiology, Dr. Francisco Duran, reported 35 new Covid-19 cases on Thursday and 259 medical discharges during the week. Teeth fall out, new Covid-19 sequelae http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62251&SEO=teeth-fall-out-new-covid-19-sequelae 27 de noviembre de 2020, 13:48Washington, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Some experts currently analyze in depth a new sequelae to Covid-19, which in addition to affecting various organs, also causes people already recovered from the SARS-CoV-2 virus could fall out their teeth. Call for greater use of renewable energy in Caricom http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62248&SEO=call-for-greater-use-of-renewable-energy-in-caricom Bridgetown, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, called on the countries of the Caribbean Community (Caricom) to place greater emphasis on the renewable energy sector, the Barbados Today site highlights today. Cuba without cases of reinfection by Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62247&SEO=cuba-without-cases-of-reinfection-by-covid-19 Havana, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) The National Director of Epidemiology, Francisco Durán confirmed today that in the country there is no evidence of patients reinfected with Covid-19, a very isolated fact globally. Most aggressive strain causing Covid-19 spread in Egypt http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62244&SEO=most-aggressive-strain-causing-covid-19-spread-in-egypt 27 de noviembre de 2020, 10:44Cairo, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) A more aggressive and contagious strain of SARS-CoV-2, causing Covid-19, spreads among Egyptians, Presidential Advisor for Health and Prevention Affairs Mohamed Awad Tag el-Din said on Friday. FAO alerts on annual depletion in fresh water availability http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62234&SEO=fao-alerts-on-annual-depletion-in-fresh-water-availability 27 de noviembre de 2020, 0:30  Rome, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Fresh water available per person has depleted by over 20 percent annually in the last two decades, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) noted in Rome. Cuba has four vaccine candidates against Covid-19 on clinical trials http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62233&SEO=cuba-has-four-vaccine-candidates-against-covid-19-on-clinical-trials 27 de noviembre de 2020, 0:15  Photo: Twitter BioCubaFarmaHavana, Nov 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has registered four vaccine candidates against Covid-19 that are currently on clinical trials, after Mambisa and Abdala, developed by the Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology Center (CIGB), were authorized for this phase of the study. Cuban province reports low infant mortality rate http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62230&SEO=cuban-province-reports-low-infant-mortality-rate Sancti Spiritus, Cuba, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The central province of Sancti Spiritus repots an infant mortality rate of 3.2 deaths per every 1,000 live births so far in 2020, which places the province among the three best territories in the country in this indicator. WHO warns about millions of deaths a year due to sedentary lifestyles http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62225&SEO=who-warns-about-millions-of-deaths-a-year-due-to-sedentary-lifestyles Geneva, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) warned on Thursday that five million deaths can be prevented every year if sedentary lifestyles were fought and people exercised every day. Japanese scientist wins UNESCO's Finlay Award in microbiology http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62224&SEO=japanese-scientist-wins-unescos-finlay-award-in-microbiology Paris, Nov 26 (Prensa Latina) Japanese researcher Kenya Honda won the Carlos J. Finlay UNESCO Award in Microbiology for his studies on the microbiota and its impact on the immune system, the multilateral organization announced on Thursday.