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 Iran starts clinical trials of its second Covid-19 vaccineTehran, Feb 28 (Prensa Latina) Iran started the clinical trials in humans of its second Covid-19 vaccine, Razi COV-Pars, with which two volunteers were immunized at Tehran's Rasoul Akram Hospital on Sunday.


Paris, Feb 5 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Ambassador to France Elio Rodriguez on Friday shared virtually with a score of French lawmakers the Caribbean island's progress in the fight against Covid-19, among them that four vaccine candidates are currently on clinical trials.


Santiago de Chile, Jan 30 (Prensa Latina) Two earthquakes of slight magnitude were felt on Saturday in the regions of Coquimbo and Tarapaca, in the north of Chile, within minutes of each other, the National Seismological Center reported.


New Delhi, Jan 27 (Prensa Latina) India on Wednesday reported another 137 deaths from health complications caused by Covid-19, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said.


 Second perceptible earthquake shakes eastern CubaSantiago de Cuba, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) A second perceptible earthquake was felt on Thursday morning and its epicenter was located in the south-eastern strip, the most seismogenic Cuban region, according to a report from the Cuban National Seismological Service.


Cuba reports 408 new Covid-19 casesHavana, Jan 21 (Prensa Latina) Cuba reported 408 new confirmed Covid-19 cases and four deaths, due to complications related to the disease, the Ministry of Public Health said on Thursday.


Damascus, Dec 25 (Prensa Latina) Syria's Ministry of Health reported on Friday another 130 Covid-19 cases, accumulating 10,701 afflicted since the onset of the pandemic in the country on March 22.


Teheran, Dec 3 (Prensa Latina) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Yavad Zarif reiterated on Thursday that his country refuses to renegotiate the nuclear deal sealed in 2015 between Teheran and the 5+1 group (United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia and China plus Germany).


Panama City, Nov 16 (Prensa Latina) The extension of the Environmental Emergency across the country to face the first consequences of Hurricane Iota anticipated on Monday to an increase of the natural disasters the periphery of the meteorological event could leave in Panama.