Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Cuban expert stresses importance to self-protect to fight Covid-19 Photo: www.telepinar.cuPinar del Rio, Cuba, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Raul Perez, general director of the National Institute of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Microbiology, said that the most effective method to currently fight Covid-19 is people self-protection. Cuba reports 47 new cases and 26 recoveries from Covid-19 Havana, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) Some 47 new Covid-19 cases were detected and 26 patients were discharged from hospitals in the last few hours, the Cuban Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) reported on Tuesday. China only reports Covid-19 imported cases for fifth consecutive day Beijing, Oct 20 (Prensa Latina) China informed the eve new Covid-19 cases and, like the previous five days, all of them are from people arriving from abroad. WHO ranks Covid-19 as the fifth leading cause of death in the world Geneva, Oct 16 (Prensa Latina) The World Health Organization (WHO) ranked on Friday Covid-19 as the fifth leading cause of death in the world and warned that it is far from over; that is why, it urged people to be mentally prepared. Cuban minister stresses next opening of scientific-technological park Havana, Sep 29 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Minister of Science, Technology and Environment, Elba Rosa Perez, highlighted on Tuesday the imminent signing of the first contract to execute the Havana Scientific and Technological Park project, the first of its kind in the country. Russia to conclude third phase of Sputnik-V vaccine trials in 2021 23 de septiembre de 2020, 0:30  Moscow, Sep 23 (Prensa Latina) Russia is planning to conclude the phase III trial of Sputnik-V vaccine against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes Covid-19, within five to nine months, official sources reported. Russia to sell 100 million doses of Covid vaccine SputniK-V to India 17 de septiembre de 2020, 0:30  New Delhi, Sep 17 (Prensa Latina) Russia's National Wealth Fund will supply 100 million doses of its coronavirus vaccine, Sputnik-V, to Indian drug company Dr. Reddy´s Laboratories, according to the fund. India might be the world's Covid-19 most-hit country in October New Delhi, Sep 11 (Prensa Latina) India might become the world's most-hit country by Covid-19 in October, with more than seven million cases, according to a new research work published on Friday. Russia to end trials of Covid 19 vaccine in late September Moscow, Sep 8 (Prensa Latina) The second phase of clinical trials with volunteers of the Russian Covid-19 vaccine proposed by Russia's 'Vektor' State Research Center for Virology and Biotechnologies will conclude on September 30, official sources said. Vietnam relaxes anti-covid measures in Da Nang city Hanoi, Sep 5 (Prensa Latina) As Vietnam resumes the school year, the central Vietnamese city of Da Nang today began relaxing the social distancing measures in force since July 25, when there was a new outbreak of Covid-19 there, which then spread to other parts of the country. Third phase of Sputnik V trials starts in Russia   Moscow,  (Prensa Latina) The third phase of the trials for the Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine will begin in September in Russia, according to an article issued in a specialized magazine. Portugal to reactivate the state of contingency to stop Covid-19 28 de agosto de 2020, 0:30  Lisbon, Aug 28 (Prensa Latina) Portugal's government announced the decision to reactivate the state of contingency across the country as of September 15, to strengthen the fight against the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Egypt, China to produce vaccines against Covid-19 26 de agosto de 2020, 0:30  Cairo, Aug 26 (Prensa Latina) Egypt and China will sign a collaboration deal to produce vaccines against Covid-19 starting in September and bolster investigative lines on SARS-CoV-2 and epidemics in general, according to Youm7 website. Northern Spain's region to declare emergency due to Covid-19 Madrid, Aug 16 (Prensa Latina) Northern Spain's government of the autonomous community region of the Basque Country will declare a health emergency as of Monday to contain the new outbreaks of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. Central America suffers a serious rebound in Covid-19 Washington, Aug 14 (Prensa Latina) Central America suffers a serious rebound in the Covid-19 pandemic, after five months of confinement and de-escalation attempts, according to the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). South Africa surpasses 550 thousand cases of Covid-19 Pretoria, Aug 9 (Prensa Latina) South Africa today accumulates 553,188 cases of Covid-19, while the country as a whole approaches the peak of infection by SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, exceeding 10,000 deaths from the pandemic. Experts warn of global flood threat in less than 80 years 8 de agosto de 2020, 0:0  Canberra, Aug 8 (Prensa Latina) A specialized publication warned of global flood threat very likely to occur in less than 80 years, affecting four percent of the population and 20 percent of the world's GDP. Surprising appearance of new penguin colonies in Antarctica Washington, Aug 6 (Prensa Latina) A group of scientists called the discovery of 11 new emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica surprising today. Devastating effect of Covid-19 in the Americas alerted on Washington, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) warned that Covid-19 is having a devastating effect on health care in the region, in reference to the appearance of measles outbreaks in Brazil and diphtheria in Haiti and Venezuela. China reports more than 100 Covid-19 cases this Thursday Beijing, Jul 30 (Prensa Latina) China reported on Thursday 105 new cases of Covid-19, mainly autochthonous and linked to the outbreaks occurred in Xinjiang, Liaoning and Beijing, and registered its second consecutive day with more than 100 patients with the disease.