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Pinar 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.

San Jose, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Called by the Executive and the Legislative powers, a multisectoral dialogue will start on Friday to find solutions to the health, economic and social crisis in Costa Rica, aggravated over the past two weeks due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Beirut, Oct 23 (Prensa Latina) Lebanon reported 1,450 cases and 16 deaths from Covid-19 in a day, the Ministry of Health informed on Friday.

22 de octubre de 2020, 15:46Nairobi, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Kenya's Ministry of Health registered on Thursday 1,068 new Covid-19 cases, 571 more than those reported on Wednesday.

Cuba denounces impact of US blockade on health systemHavana, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The Government of the United States prevented Cuba from acquiring medical and pharmaceutical supplies and technology necessary to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez denounced on Thursday.

Cuba reports on new damages caused by US blockadeHavana, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) Cuba's losses due to the blockade imposed by the United States have exceeded five billion dollars over the last year, Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said on Thursday.

Cuban companies will create a center dedicated to innovationHavana, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The companies that make up the Grupo de la Electrónica (Electronics Group) de Cuba will be shareholders of a center dedicated to innovation, a priority for today's economic and social development of the country.

Oxford vaccine trial to continue despite volunteer's deathLondon, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) The Covid-19 vaccine candidate developed by Oxford University and Anglo-Swedish pharma AstraZeneca will continue its clinical trials in Brazil, despite the death of one of the volunteers, it was reported in London on Thursday.

Syria reports 5,224 Covid-19 casesDamascus, Oct 22 (Prensa Latina) With 44 new cases, the number of Covid-19 patients reached 5,224 in Syria, the Ministry of Health informed on Thursday.

Havana, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba is currently committed to reducing carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into the atmosphere, as part of the strategy to fight climate change.

Mexico, Oct 21 (Prensa Latina) The Secretariat of Health of Mexico confirmed today in its morning update that Covid-19 positive cases rose to 860,714, after the 5,788 new cases reported today.