Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina Canal RSS de la Agencia Latinoamericana de Noticias Prensa Latina China reports better results in battle against Covid-19 Beijing, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) China reported 23 provinces without new cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus and 27,323 patients who have recovered on Tuesday, a sign of better results in its mechanism of prevention and epidemiological control. Red alert in six Peruvian regions due to rains and floods Lima, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Six of 25 Peruvian regions have been declared under red alert on Tuesday by the Institute of Civil Defense (INDECI), due to heavy rains in which one person died in the southern Andean region of Cusco. South Korea mobilizes against drastic increase in Covid-19 cases 24 de febrero de 2020, 10:1 Seoul, Feb 24 (Prensa Latina) South Korea is strengthening its response on Monday to curb the Covid-19 coronavirus, as it reported a drastic increase in the number of patients to 833 and eight deaths, thus becoming the second country in the world with the largest number of cases, after China. Panamanians among the most obese in Central America and the Caribbean 23 de febrero de 2020, 10:52 Panama, Feb 23 (Prensa Latina) Panama is today the fourth most obese and overweight country in Central America and the Caribbean, which constitutes a risk factor for the incidence of diseases such as hypertension and diabetes. Xi Jinping: unity, cooperation are powerful weapons against Covid-19 Beijing, Feb 22 (Prensa Latina) China's President Xi Jinping stressed on Saturday that unity and international cooperation are the most powerful weapons to fight the Covid-19 coronavirus, at reportedly responding to a letter from US computer tycoon Bill Gates. Climate change is a serious threat against marine turtles New Delhi, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The environmental conference COP13, being held in India, debated the threats against the loggerhead sea turtles, including poaching and incidental fishing, the degradation of their nesting areas due to coastal development, pollution and climate change. UN Convention will protect Great Indian Bustard and Asian Elephant New Delhi, Feb 21 (Prensa Latina) The thirteenth Conference of Parties (COP13) of the UN Convention on Migratory Species, taking place in the Indian city of Gandhinagar included the protection of the Great Indian Bustard, the Asian Elephant and the Bengal Florican. Two Diamond Princess cruise ship passengers die in Japan Tokyo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Two Japanese who were onboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise liner at the Yokohama port, died on Thursday after being infected with the Covid-19 coronavirus. China denounces hostility after fake rumors of Covid-19 Beijing, Feb. 20 (Prensa Latina) China denounced on Thursday the hostile ends behind international press reports and rumors about the Covid-19 coronavirus alleged manufacture as being part of biological weapons at Wuhan National Biosafety Laboratory. Ethiopia signs agreement to protect migratory birds of prey New Delhi, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia on Thursday signed the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MoU), during the Parties' Conference (COP13) in India. Two passengers on board of Diamond Princess die in Japan Tokyo, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) Two Japanese passengers on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess, which was quarantined two weeks ago in the port of Yokohama, died of Covid-19 complications on Thursday. India's sending medical supplies to China New Delhi, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) India announced on Wednesday it will send a military aircraft to China on Thursday loaded with medical supplies to help the neighboring country fight the Covid-19 coronavirus and to evacuate Indian citizens from Wuhan, the most affected city by the disease. Puma company worried about Covid-19 Berlin, Feb 19 (Prensa Latina) The Puma sportswear company considers that the Covid-19 virus is impacting its business in China, where it closed half of its stores. Vietnam contains coronavirus from spreading for five days Hanoi, Feb 18 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam's rigorous prevention measures have allowed containing the spread of the new coronavirus. Health authorities indicated this Tuesday not having diagnosed positive cases since February 13. Vietnam counters coronavirus in province with more cases Hanoi, Feb 16 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam is currently maintaining preventive measures against the cases of coronavirus in Vinh Phuc province, receiving medical care the 11 cases detected there, out of the 16 total cases registered in the country. Cuba advocates responsible parenthood Havana, Feb 15 (Prensa Latina) Growing up, autonomy and boundaries will be the topic of one of the workshops at the 7th Responsible Parenthood Events on Saturday, organized by the National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX). Blood plasma and traditional medicine: hope against Covid-19 Beijing, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Blood plasma from patients who have recovered from the coronavirus, along with traditional medicine bring hope in China after positive results in their application on mild and more severe cases. Hubei reports increases coronavirus infected following new diagnosis Beijing, Feb 13 (Prensa Latina) In the center of China, Hubei province increased this Thursday the figure of patients infected by Covid-19 coronavirus following new medical diagnostic criteria for the disease, which already caused 1,362 deaths and 59,651 infected. Cuba highlights importance of child immunization Havana, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) The Cuban Minister of Public Health, Jose Angel Portal, reminded today in a message on the social network Twitter that Cuban children are protected by '11 vaccines, of which eight are of national production.' University of Cuba investigates 3D technology in skull implants Matanzas, Cuba, Feb 12 (Prensa Latina) An investigation into the design and manufacture of skull implants using 3D printing, is currently being developed by the Center for Advanced and Sustainable Manufacturing Studies (Cefas) of the University of Matanzas, reported here.