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More medical students trained in Cuba arrive in South AfricaPretoria, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The arrival in South Africa of 575 medical students who have been trained in Cuba since 2014, further confirms, if necessary, the excellence of relations between both nations.


Cuba donates drugs to Vietnam to fight Covid-19Hanoi, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba on Wednesday delivered to Vietnam a batch of medicines to help fight Covid-19, among them Interferon Alpha 2B, a Cuban drug of proven efficacy in treating patients suffering from the disease.


Africa reports another drop in Covid-19 infectionsNairobi, Aug. 5 (Prensa Latina) At least today Africa reversed the predictions of an uncontrolled spread of Covid-19 infections by registering the second consecutive decline in that index, after weeks of persistent rises.


Covid-19 maintains upward trend in BelgiumBrussels, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The daily average of new infections by the Covid-19 maintained an exponential growth in Belgium, reaching 535 from July 26 to August 1, the Sciensano Institute of Public Health reported on Wednesday.


Ethiopia to conduct 17 million tests in a campaign against Covid-19Addis Ababa, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Ethiopia will conduct 17 million tests to detect Covid-19, during a recently launched campaign in order to strengthen this African nation's health response capacity today to face this illness.


Germany with more than 700 new cases of Covid-19Berlin, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Germany reported today 741 new Covid-19 infections in the last 24 hours, so the country's total now exceeds 212,000 confirmed cases.


Cuban doctors deploy solidarity, Belgium activist saysFotos PL: Ileana Piñeiro

Brussels, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The Henry Reeve Cuban medical brigades that are fighting Covid-19 are globally deploying solidarity among countries, so they have earned the condition to receive the Nobel Peace Prize, Wim Leysens said in Brussels on Wednesday.


Cuban doctors increase attention in Jamaica against the Covid-19Havana, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) The contingent of Cuban doctors in Jamaica reported a total of 49,838 consultations at the end of July, considered a notable increase in the midst of the joint confrontation with the Covid-19 pandemic.


Covid-19 is controlled in France, but danger exists, an expert saysParis, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Jean-François Delfraissy, president of the Scientific Council, considered that Covid-19 is currently under control in the country, but warned that the situation is fragile facing a new outbreak of the pandemic.


Devastating effect of Covid-19 in the Americas alerted onWashington, 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.


Cuba allocates multimillion budget to fight Covid-19Havana, Aug 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuba has so far allocated more than a billion pesos in the fight against Covid-19, a considerable figure in the midst of the world crisis, exacerbated in the island by the blockade imposed by the United States.