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 The eldest man in the world passes away in JapanTokyo, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Eight days after his 113th birthday and 336 hours after being recognized by the Guinness world brand book as the eldest man in the world, the Japanese Chitetsu Watanabe passed away here, regrets the press on Tuesday.


Cuba aplies initiatives for surveillance and control of coronavirusHavana, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba will soon make available to health professionals and the population an application that can be activated from mobile phones with updated information on COVID-19, which today affects 37 countries.


 Cuban delegates continue working on climate change forumParis, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Experts of the Cuban delegation present at the 52nd session of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC-52), which takes place in this capital, began this Tuesday the technical work of the commissions that make up the group.


 Mexico delivers 40,000 cancer meds to cancer patientsMexico, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Mexico's government will complete the free delivery of 40,000 cancer meds to cancer patients tomorrow, of which 32,730 units have been distributed so far, reported the Secretariat of Health.


 Debate in China about oral vaccine against Covid-19Beijing, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The news in China of an oral vaccine developed in a short time against the Covid-19 coronavirus unleashed this Tuesday a controversy so strong that the team and the institution involved announced the correction of problems and clinical trials.


Ukrainians avoid evacuation from cruise with coronavirus casesMoscow, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) At least 25 Ukrainians traveling on the Diamond Princess cruise, two of them admitted to Japanese hospitals diagnosed with Covid-19, refused to return to their country, capital television reported on Tuesday.


25 de febrero de 2020, 10:22Addis Ababa, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's Ambassador to Ethiopia Vilma Thomas has rejected the discredit campaign organized in the United States against the medical brigade of the Caribbean country, which has saved lives in 164 nations.


 China reports better results in battle against Covid-19Beijing, 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.


 Iranian authorities confirm 12 dead and 64 infected from COVID-19Tehran, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) The Minister of Health and Medical Education of Iran, Saeed Namaki has confirmed that 12 people have died and 64 have been infected with the COVID-19 virus.


Red alert in six Peruvian regions due to rains and floodsLima, 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.


25 de febrero de 2020, 8:6Pretoria, Feb 25 (Prensa Latina) South Africa readies to host the 22nd session of the African Forestry and Wildlife Commission (AFWC), which is scheduled to take place at the Kruger National Park next month, the government information agency reported on Tuesday.