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Vaccination for pediatric ages begins in Cuba's provinceSanta Clara, Cuba, Sep 3 ( Prensa Latina) The vaccination against Covid-19 in pediatric ages began today in Santa Clara, Dr. Barbarita Rodriguez informed, head of the immune system in the central Cuban province of Villa Clara.


Vietnam surpasses half a million Covid-19 casesHanoi, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Vietnam on Friday reported 14,922 Covid-19 cases, its second highest figure since the pandemic broke out, so the number of contagions in this country has risen to 501,649.


Deadly Covid-19 rise continues in Sub-Saharan AfricaNairobi, Sept 3 (Prensa Latina) The lasting rise in deaths and infections with Covid-19 in sub-Saharan Africa, reported today by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDPC), defines the pandemic in that troubled area of ​​the planet.


Hurricane Larry posing crear risks  for the Lesser AntillesWashington, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Larry, the fifth hurricane of the current season, is rapidly strengthening in the eastern tropical Atlantic and from today it increases the risk for the Lesser Antilles.


Haiti: Over half million children at risk of waterborne diseasesUnited Nations, Sep 3 (Prensa Latina) Around 540,000 children in the southwest of earthquake-stricken Haiti are now facing the possible re-emergence of waterborne diseases such as cholera and diarrhea, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) warned Friday.


Beijing, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) China confirmed that it has signed an agreement with the World Health Organization (WHO) that will allow supplying the Covax mechanism with 110 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines developed by the Sinovac and Sinopharm pharmaceutical companies.


Brasilia, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) The mayor of Rio de Janeiro suspended due to the lack of vaccines the application of the second dose of CoronaVac, the Chinese Covid-19 vaccine.


Washington, Sep 2 (Prensa Latina) Scientists warned that consuming weight-loss products can cause side effects on human´s health and death, according to a specialized source.


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Washington, Sep 1 (Prensa Latina) In an observational study, Mayo Clinic researchers report that the combination of casirivimab and imdevimab ― two monoclonal antibody treatments under Food and Drug Administration emergency use authorization ― keep high-risk patients out of the hospital when infected with mild to moderate Covid-19, according to The Lancet´s EClinicalMedicine.


Havana, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) Cuba and Mexico announced today the constitution of the joint venture IncuBio in the Mariel Special Development Zone, to attract capital and finance proof-of-concept clinical trials in developed country markets.


Havana, Aug 31 (Prensa Latina) September will be a decisive month in the massive anti-Covid-19 vaccination in Cuba and in that period, the necessary doses to immunize the entire population will be completed, it was reported on Tuesday.