Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina http://www.prensa-latina.cu Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina 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. 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 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 Public Health reports 76 Covid-19 cases http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62186&SEO=cuban-public-health-reports-76-covid-19-cases Havana, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Public Health Ministry today reported 76 new cases of Covid-19, 42 medical discharges and no deaths from the disease in the last few hours on the Caribbean island. Panama negotiates anti-covid vaccines with three drug companies http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62185&SEO=panama-negotiates-anti-covid-vaccines-with-three-drug-companies Panama, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) Panamanian health authorities today have agreements with pharmaceutical companies Pzifer, Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca to purchase vaccines against Covid-19, said physician Eduardo Ortega. PAHO warns about rise in domestic violence due to Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62170&SEO=paho-warns-about-rise-in-domestic-violence-due-to-covid-19 25 de noviembre de 2020, 0:15  Washington, Nov 25 (Prensa Latina) The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) warned that socioeconomic worries and stress that humanity is experiencing today due to Covid-19 can increase domestic violence. Russian Covid-19 vaccine is 95 percent effective and cheaper http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62150&SEO=russian-covid-19-vaccine-is-95-percent-effective-and-cheaper Moscow, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) The effectiveness of the Russian Sputnik-V vaccine is at 95 percent and it is almost a half of the price of other similar, the Russian Direct Investment Fund, in charge of its production, indicated. China reports 22 Covid-19 cases, two of local transmission http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62133&SEO=china-reports-22-covid-19-cases-two-of-local-transmission Beijing, Nov 24 (Prensa Latina) China reported on Tuesday 22 new Covid-19 cases, two of them are again of local transmission and they are linked to the outbreaks of the disease in the municipalities of Shanghai (east) and Tianjin (north). Havana and EU collaborate in fighting Covid-19 http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62130&SEO=havana-and-eu-collaborate-in-fighting-covid-19 Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The government of Havana and the European Union (EU) signed collaboration deals to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, local media highlighted on Monday. 'SARS-CoV-2 will survive even with vaccine,' says Italian virologist http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62095&SEO=sars-cov-2-will-survive-even-with-vaccine-says-italian-virologist Rome, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) 'The vaccine alone will be insufficient to eradicate the Covid-19 pandemic, which takes advantage of every crack to reproduce,' said Italian researcher Maria Rosaria Capobianchi, who isolated the SARS-CoV-2 pathogen. Bharat Biotech assures efficacy of India's Covid-19 vaccine candidate http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62091&SEO=bharat-biotech-assures-efficacy-of-indias-covid-19-vaccine-candidate New Delhi, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) India's biotechnology Bharat Biotech company assured on Sunday that its vaccine candidate against Covid-19 called Covaxin will have an effectiveness of at least 60 percent. Trump shows his selfish nature at G-20 Summit http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62085&SEO=trump-shows-his-selfish-nature-at-g-20-summit Riyadh, Nov 22 (Prensa Latina) While the G-20 Summit in Riyadh advocated solidarity against Covid-19, Donald Trump demanded that the United States should be the first to receive the antidote, social networks released on Sunday. Spain rules out compulsory Covid-19 vaccination http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62071&SEO=spain-rules-out-compulsory-covid-19-vaccination Madrid, Nov 21 (Prensa Latina) Spanish Health Minister Salvador Illa ruled out on Saturday that the Government is going to establish mandatory vaccination against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes Covid-19. Cuban scientist among young researchers awarded by Unesco http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62046&SEO=cuban-scientist-among-young-researchers-awarded-by-unesco Paris, Nov 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Sandra Delfín de León is one of the six researchers accredited today as winners of the Unesco Prize for Young Scientists 2020, an initiative that stimulates work on issues of ecology and sustainability. 21 new cases of Covid-19 reported in Cuba http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62006&SEO=21-new-cases-of-covid-19-reported-in-cuba Havana, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Public Health reported today 21 new patients with Covid-19, which brings to 7,725 the total number of people diagnosed with the disease in this country since March 11 . ECB calls to unblock Recovery Fund http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=62001&SEO=ecb-calls-to-unblock-recovery-fund Brussels, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) The president of the European Central Bank (ECB), Christine Lagarde, on Thursday called to unblock the region's Recovery Fund to fight Covid-19, and favored considering its permanence for similar situations. Syria reports 6,919 Covid-19 cases http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=61998&SEO=syria-reports-6919-covid-19-cases images/2020/noviembre/06/siria-covid-b.jpgDamascus, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) With 83 new cases in the last 24 hours, the number of Covid-19 contagions in Syria has reached 6,919, the Ministry of Health informed on Thursday. Immunity to Covid-19 may last years, scientists say http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=61994&SEO=immunity-to-covid-19-may-last-years-scientists-say 19 de noviembre de 2020, 0:15  Washington, Nov 19 (Prensa Latina) A new study reveals that the number of immune cells that provide defense against Covid-19 could decline at a slow rate.