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. Russia proposes reinforcing cooperation in biological security Moscow, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Tuesday proposed his peers from the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) to reinforce cooperation in biological security. Vietnam is free from SARS-CoV-2 since April 16 Hanoi, May 26 (Prensa Latina) The strict measures activated by Vietnam to prevent the spread of SARS-Cov-2 allowed Vietnam to reach on Tuesday 40 consecutive days without reporting local Covid-19 cases. Bolivian candidate considers Cuban aid necessary to fight Covid-19 La Paz, May 26 (Prensa Latina) Luis Arce, candidate for Bolivia's presidency of the Movement towards Socialism (MAS), called for the de facto government to allow Cuban aid to fight the coronavirus crisis in Beni department. China plans to launch mission to Mars in July Beijing, May 26 (Prensa Latina) China is closer to its plan to study Mars for the first time, after scheduling the launch of a spaceship on board of a Long March-5B rocket for July. Brazil records 23,000 deaths and 400,000 cases of Covid-19 Brasilia, May 25 (Prensa Latina) Brazil has recorded 22,666 deaths, included 653 occurred in the last 24 hours, and registered 363,211 cases with the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, causing the Covid-19 disease, according to data from the Ministry of Health. Covid-19 took 170 Cubans to critical or serious health conditions Havana, May 24 (Prensa Latina) Of 1,941 coronavirus cases reported in Cuba so far, 170 patients had complications and were reported as critical or seriously ill, the Ministry of Public Health (MINSAP) said on Sunday. Cuba maintains vaccination program amid Covid-19 Havana, May 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's vaccination program against 14 diseases remains in the midst of the fight against Covid-19, in the words of the director of Epidemiology of the Ministry of Public Health, Francisco Duran. Earthquake shakes central Chile Santiago de Chile, May 23 (Prensa Latina) An earthquake of medium magnitude shook the central zone of Chile on Saturday without victims or material damage to report. Covid-19 patient recovery rate continues to rise in India New Delhi, May 23 (Prensa Latina) The recovery rate of coronavirus patients continued to rise in India during this week ending on Saturday, representing 41.39 percent of the total 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. Cuba successfully applies blood plasma treatment for Covid-19 Havana, May 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is successfully applying treatment to 16 Covid-19 patientes, who are seriously ill, with hyper immune blood plasma, Dr. Francisco Duran, Cuba's head of Epidemiology, told on Thursday the media in his daily press briefings. All Covid-19 epidemic figures increase in Mexico Mexico, May 20 (Prensa Latina) All coronavirus-related figures increased in Mexico when the peak contagion is 11 days old and there are 13 days left to start lifting some lockdown restrictions. Violating biosecurity fosters a Covid-19 event in Cuban hospital Matanzas, Cuba, May 19 (Prensa Latina) The violation of biosafety regulations led to a local Covid-19 event at the Faustino Perez Hospital in Matanzas, governor Mario Sabines informed. Cuba guarantees the health before Covid-19 despite the blockade Havana, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Cuba guarantees the health of the people against Covid-19 despite the blockade of the United States, which prevents the acquisition of supplies to face the pandemic, health authorities of this Caribbean nation denounced today. India with record for one day of new Covid-19 cases New Delhi, May 17 (Prensa Latina) Deaths from Covid-19 rose today to 2,872 in India, while the number of infections reached 90,927, after registering a record of 4,987 new cases in the last 24 hours. Vietnam: one month with no local Covid-19 cases Hanoi, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam maintains today one month free of community-spread new coronavirus cases, as the last 46 cases came from abroad, and the government is considering declaring the end of the pandemic. Egypt to impose additional preventive measures against Covid-19 Cairo, May 16 (Prensa Latina) Egypt will establish the mandatory use of masks outside the home, will check the temperature of citizens before entering buildings and when taking public transport to contain the spread of SARS-CoV-2, local media highlighted. China and Cuba note Interferon's effectiveness in Covid-19 treatment Beijing, May 15 (Prensa Latina) Chinese and Cuban representatives highlighted this Friday the proven effectiveness of human recombinant Interferon alfa 2B (IFNrec), the island's leading biotechnology product against Covid-19 disease, and also its relevance in the ties of cooperation. US reports 85,182 deaths by Covid-19 Washington, May 14 (Prensa Latina) The United States has accumulated 85,182 deaths by Covid-19 so far, according to specialized agencies.