Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Vietnam corners new coronavirus: 40 days without domestic contagions Hanoi, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The strict measures taken by Vietnam to prevent the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus from spreading have allowed the country to report 40 consecutive days without autochthonous Covid-19 cases. France puts biodiversity on its international agenda Paris, May 22 (Prensa Latina) Celebrating the World Biodiversity Day, France's authorities stated this Friday their commitment to safeguarding the environment and the priority of placing it at the center of the world agenda. Covid-19: Cuban doctors attend more than 26,000 patients worldwide Havana, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The 26 brigades of Cuban doctors from the Henry Reeve Contingent who are working today in about twenty countries, have so far treated more than 26,000 patients from Covid-19. Chile with nearly 26,000 infected and 294 deaths from Covid-19 Santiago de Chile, May 8 (Prensa Latina) The total number of people infected in Chile by the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus rose on Friday to 25,972 and 294 deaths from the disease, the Health Ministry reported in its daily press briefing. Chile's authorities extend total quarantine in the capital Santiago de Chile, May 4 (Prensa Latina) In the face of the bursting outbreak of Covid-19 new cases, especially in this capital, Chile's authorities decided yesterday to broaden the areas of this capital under total quarantine. More than 3,400 people under epidemiological surveillance in Cuba Havana, Apr 22 (Prensa Latina) The national director of Epidemiology of the Cuban Ministry of Public Health, Francisco DurĂ¡n reported that 3,425 people are admitted for clinical-epidemiological surveillance. Egypt plans to use blood plasma in treatment against Covid-19 Cairo, Apr 20 (Prensa Latina) Egypt plans to use the blood plasma of people who managed to recover from Covid-19 to cure patients with the deadly disease, local media stressed this Monday. Number of recovered from Covid-19 reaches 192 in Cuba Havana, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) The number of patients recovered from Covid-19 in Cuba amounted to 192 with the addition of 21 new medical discharges, the Ministry of Public Health reported today. Vietnam fights against the Covid-19 pandemic leaving no one behind Hanoi, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Some 68 million dollars is the sum raised by Vietnam's Fatherland Front (VFF) allocated for nationals with fewer resources and affected in some way by the Covid-19 pandemic. Chile seeks to control crowds on the border with Bolivia Santiago de Chile, Apr 17 (Prensa Latina) Waiting for Bolivians living in the city of Iquique to start traveling to their country on Saturday, Chile's Foreign Ministry seeks to prevent crowds on the border from continuing. Angola activates sanitary barriers to Covid-19 Luanda, Apr 14 (Prensa Latina) Angola's government today activated the interprovincial health barriers corresponding to the State of National Emergency in order to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic. China closes land border with Russia to prevent Covid-19 Beijing, Apr 8 (Prensa Latina) China on Wednesday closed its land border with Russia on eastern Heilongjiang province, in an attempt to prevent more cases of the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus among compatriots who use the area to return to the country. Japan to offer flu drug for free to 20 nations fighting COVID-19 Tokyo, Apr 7 (Prensa Latina) Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi stated on Tuesday that his country will offer antiviral drug Favipiravir, also known as T-705 or Avigan, for free to some 20 countries. Russia totals 43 dead and 4,731 infected cases of Covid-19 Moscow, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) Russia today reached 43 deaths among 4 thousand 731 confirmed cases of SARS CoV-2 coronavirus, responsible for the Covid-19 pandemic, after registering nine deaths and 582 infected in the last 24 hours, while 333 patients were cured. Covid-19 pandemic claims 708 lives in one day in UK London, Apr 4 (Prensa Latina) The United Kingdom reported the death of 708 Covid-19 patients in one day, which raised to 4,331 the total number of people who died in the country due to the pandemic. Confinement against Covid-19 bears fruit in France Paris, April 2 (Prensa Latina) The line of new infected by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus started to stabilize in France, which means that confining measures are bearing fruit, explained this Thursday scientific director of Pasteur Institute Christophe d'Enfert. A foreigner and 20 nationals test positive for the Covid-19 in Cuba Havana, Apr 2 (Prensa Latina) A Chinese citizen and 20 nationals were confirmed as positive to Covid-19 and the number of people affected in Cuba by this type of coronavirus rose to 233, the Ministry of Public Health reported today. The UK on crisis due to shortage of Covid-19 tests London, April 2 (Prensa Latina) The shortage of Covid-19 tests for health personnel and the population, in general, is still today the most controversial issue of the strategy applied by the UK government to fight the pandemic. Vietnam hopes to get rid of Covid-19 disease in a month Hanoi, April 2 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam will take stricter measures to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus causing Covid-19 disease in a month, announced this Thursday Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc. Cuba sends doctors to Andorra to fight Covid-19 Havana, Mar 29 (Prensa Latina) A Cuban brigade of doctors and health personnel will arrive in the Principality of Andorra, the second European state to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, local media reported on Sunday.