Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cubans plant trees ahead of UN meeting on climate change Havana, Oct 27 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's National Botanical Garden hosted today the planting of 26 trees as a symbol of commitment to a healthy and sustainable future, ahead of the upcoming United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP26). Warning on meteorological phenomena associated with the climate 26 de octubre de 2021, 2:47 Havana, Oct 26 (Prensa Latina) Floods and hurricanes are the most common weather-related phenomena in Latin America and the Caribbean and, according to the Cuban Science Network (Redcien), other events have affected the Caribbean island. Cuba reported 1,210 Covid-19 cases, nine deaths Havana, Oct 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba today reported 1,210 new infections with the SARS-Cov-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, and nine deaths in the last hours due to complications from this pandemic. Cuban Health Ministry reports 1,319 Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths Havana, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) on Sunday reported 1,319 new Covid-19 cases and 15 deaths due to complications related the disease in the last 24 hours. Panamanian health restrictions on U.S. tourists asked to be lifted Panama, Oct 24 (Prensa Latina) The Panamanian Hotel Association (Apatel) called on the Ministry of Health (Minsa) to lift health restrictions for travelers from the United States, to favor tourism, it was learned today. Russia delivers 713,000 Sputnik V vaccines doses to Venezuela Moscow, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) announced on Twitter on Satudarday the arrival in Venezuela of 713,000 doses of the second component of the Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19. Cuba reports 1,393 Covid-19 cases and 14 deaths Havana, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Saturday reported 1,393 new positive cases for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, and 14 deaths from complications associated with the disease. WHO estimates 150,000 healthcare workers died by Covid-19 Geneva, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday reported that about 150,000 healthcare workers have died by coronavirus since the outbreak of Covid-19 in 2020. Record number of daily vaccinations in Dominican Republic Santo Domingo, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) New measures taken by the Dominican Government have increased the number of vaccinated persons. Ministry of Public Health Daniel Rivera informed that in the last few days, an average of 118,000 people have been immunized every day with the first, second and third doses of vaccines. Cuba confirms 1,435 Covid-19 cases and 19 deaths Havana, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Thursday confirmed 1,435 Covid-19 cases, 115 fewer than Wednesday, and 19 deaths, due to complications associated with the desease. Storm Aurora affects power and transportation in northern France Paris, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Storm Aurora and its winds of 100 kilometers per hour on Thursday maintain lashing north of France after severe affectations in power service and train transportation were reported in the last few hours. Russia Covid-19 numbers rising Moscow, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Russia reported today 36,339 new cases of Covid-19, a new maximum since the beginning of the pandemic, a number that reaches eight million 131,164 positive. Tech giants bet on metaverse development Washington, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Real life no longer seems to be so attractive for the world's major technology companies that currently bet on the development of the metaverse, an idea still under design with the promise of improving virtual reality. CARICOM analyzes situation in Haiti and access to Covid 19 vaccines Georgetown, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The situation in Haiti and the unequal access to vaccines against Covid-19 were key issues at a recent meeting of foreign ministers of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), the regional body reported on Wednesday. 99.4 percent of Cuban population vaccinated with one dose Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reported that 99.4 percent of its population subject to vaccination has been vaccinated with at least a single dose, while reaching 87% of the total population (just over 11,180,000). MedRxiv website discloses results on Cuba's Abdala vaccine Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The medRxiv website, dedicated to distributing unpublished texts on medicine, on Wednesday released research results concerning Cuba´s Abdala vaccine candidate. Cuba has a drug against Alzheimer's Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Center for State Control of Medicines, Equipment and Medical Devices is evaluating for its registration a drug called NeuroEpo, an innovative product against Alzheimer's disease. Nepal to conduct vitamin A campaign for children Kathmandu, Oct 19 (Prensa Latina) Nepal will conduct on Oct 24-25 a nationwide Vitamin A and deworming campaign to benefit children and reduce infant mortality, it was disclosed on Tuesday. Cuba's Soberana 02 vaccine recognized by U.S. journal Washington, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Soberana 02 anti-Covid-19 vaccine has been recognized today by the prestigious U.S. medical journal Annual Review of Medicine, a step forward towards its possible international homologation. Cuba ratifies commitment to caring for the environment Havana, Oct 18 (Prensa Latina) The president of Cuba, Miguel Díaz-Canel, ratified Cuba's commitment to strengthening the strategy to guarantee the care of the environment.