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Science

United Nations, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) On commemorating on Monday the International Day of Human Space Flight, the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres recalled the deed of Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin, protagonist of the first trip to space.


Havana, (Prensa Latina) 'The US economic, commercial and financial blockade against Cuba has a strong impact on the Havana Anti-Doping Laboratory,' its director Master of Science Rodny Montes de Oca denounced on Monday.


Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) A group of 159 Cuban healthcare professionals arrived in Gabon to join the Henry Reeve medical brigade that provides services in the African country, Cuba's Foreign Ministry informed on Monday.


Havana, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) A single dose of Cuba's vaccine candidate Soberana Plus can protect people against Covid-19 reinfection and improve their immune response to variants of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, health authorities announced on Monday.


Brussels, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Solidarity organizations and Cuban residents in European countries carry out a campaign to send a container to Cuba with supplies intended to support immunization against Covid-19, said Reynaldo Romero, project coordinator today.


Moscow, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Russia looks to the past, but it is also concentrating on the future and is on the verge of major changes in the space industry, Roscosmos CEO Dmitri Rogozin said today.


Paris, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) The policy of the new president of the United States, Joe Biden, towards Cuba will only improve if strong international pressure is exerted to do so, Francoise Escarpit, a journalist specialized in Latin America, assured today in statements to Prensa Latina.


Rhino population in Nepal increasesKathmandu, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) The population of one-horned rhinos in Nepal increased to 752, according to the results of a new national census of this endangered animal.


Cuba Dosis vacunaHavana, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) Scientists and health personnel from the Cuban capital who participate in the intervention study with two of this country's anti-Covid-19 candidates are currently vaccinated with the first dose.


St. Vincent expects new eruptions of La Soufriere volcanoKingstown, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The high possibility of new explosive eruptions of the La Soufrière volcano keeps the government and population of St. Vincent and the Grenadines and several neighboring countries in the Caribbean region on red alert on Sunday. The mountain, in the north of St. Vincent island, culminated two days ago a stage of four months of seismic activity and exploded throwing out a column of ash 10 kilometers of height.


Moscow, Apr 11 (Prensa Latina) The Internal Market Commissioner of the European Union (EU) Thierry Breton said that if the Russian Sputnik V vaccine against Covid-19 is admitted in the community bloc, it will come too late, the Russian press highlighted on Sunday.