Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina More than 828,000 cases of Covid-19 detected in Africa Addis Abeba, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) The number of Covid-19 infections diagnosed in Africa has risen to more than 828,000, according to a report by the continent's Center for Disease Control and Prevention, released Monday in the capital. El Cuate advocates for Nobel Peace Prize to Cuban doctors Mexico, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) Antonio del Conde, El Cuate, who got the yacht Granma for Cuban expeditionaries led by Fidel Castro, advocated on Sunday for the Nobel Peace Prize to the Henry Reeve medical contingent. Cuba's work fighting Covid-19 highlighted in Honduras Tegucigalpa, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) Despite the US blockade, Cuban scientists are producing effective medicines to fight the Covid-19 epidemic globally, a communication from the Honduras-Cuba Friendship Association (AAHC) highlighted in Tegucigalpa on Monday. Portugal on fire alert Lisbon, Jul 27 (Prensa Latina) Portugal woke up today in a state of alert after detecting several fires in the central region, the largest of which occurred in Oleiros and destroyed around 6,000 hectares of forest, according to initial estimates. Protests, quarantine and red numbers of Covid-19 in Panama Panama, Jul 25 (Prensa Latina) Protests, violence, collapsed morgues, return to absolute quarantine on weekends in the middle of the country and a rise in contagion and deaths from Covid-19 mark the week that ends in Panama. Over 800,000 new positive cases of Covid-19 in Russia Moscow, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Russia reached 800,849 cases of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus infections on Friday, while the total number of deaths rose to 13,046, for a national mortality rate of 1.63 percent. Cuban health minister asks for more responsibility to fight Covid-19 Havana, Jul 24 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Public Health Minister Dr. Jose Angel Portal stressed that, although the island is moving to the post-Covid-19 stages, the danger of the pandemic is still latent and greater responsibility is needed. Covid-19 Mortality Rate Decreases in India New Delhi, 11 Jul (Prensa Latina) The mortality rate of patients suffering from Covid-19 in India is decreasing, and was reportedly pegged on Saturday at 2.72 percent. Venezuela receives humanitarian aid from China and Russia Caracas, Jun 30 (Prensa Latina) Venezuela has received a shipment with more than 20 tons of humanitarian technical aid from China and Russia to fight the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, Health Minister Carlos Alvarado informed. Project to increase Covid-19 aid make progress in Chile Santiago, Chile, Jun 18 (Prensa Latina) A project to increase the Emergency Family Income (IFE) to help Chilean families face the health and social crisis caused by the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus might soon become law. Anti-Covid-19 vaccines offered to Chinese workers abroad 13 de junio de 2020, 1:0  Beijing, Jun 13 (Prensa Latina) Workers from Chinese state companies sent abroad have been offered some of the inactive vaccines against Covid-19 that are currently on clinical trial, according to an official press release. China to protect pangolin as it protects giant panda Beijing, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) China has announced it will upgrade all species of pangolins from second-class to first-class protected animals considering their rapidly decreasing number, due to overhunting and habitat destruction. Return of Cuba's first medical brigade from Italy confirmed Rome, Jun 6 (Prensa Latina) All 52 Cuban health collaborators who helped fight the Covid-19 pandemic in Lombardy will return to Cuba on Monday, June 8, the Cuban Embassy in Italy confirmed. U.S. scientists confirm effects of climate change Washington, March 20 (Prensa Latina) Scientists at the University of California, USA, on Thursday confirmed the increase in melting ice and rising sea levels in Greenland as a result of climate change. Covid-19 can damage testicles and cause infertility in men Beijing, Mar 12 (Prensa Latina) Scientists in China have reported that COVID-19 can damage the testicles, the quality of sperm and, consequently, cause infertility in men, who are also the most likely to contract it.