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Cuba: Covid-19 vaccines are not the only solution to pandemic

Cuba: Covid-19 vaccines are not the only solution to pandemic

Havana, Jul 12 (Prensa Latina) Progressing in the anti-Covid-19 vaccination does not stop transmission, there is still a risk of contagion, despite the fact that more than seven million doses of those vaccines have been administered, an official source explained on Monday.
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Cuban Health Minister Jose Angel Portal explained in a television appearance that 27.2 percent of Cubans have currently received at least one dose of the vaccine candidates Soberana 02 and Abdala (CIGB-66), the latter received the emergency use authorization just a few days ago.

Also, 22.9 percent have received two doses of the vaccines, and 16.7 percent already received the three injections provided for in the anti-Covid-19 vaccination scheme.

However, there is a high risk of contagion, Portal stressed after recalling that Delta variant of the virus spreads in the country, especially in western Matanzas province, so the situation becomes more complex, with a higher average number of daily cases, and high increase in deaths.

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