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Cuba ranks 2nd in the world with most people vaccinated

Cuba ranks 2nd in the world with most people vaccinated

Havana, dec 12 (Prensa Latina) Cuba ranks second worldwide in the number of people partly vaccinated against Covid-19 with 90%, behind United Arab Emirates (98%), and followed by Portugal (89%), Chile (88%) and Singapore (87%) in the top five, according to Our World in Data.
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Until Saturday, December 11, Cuban health authorities had vaccinated with at least one shot of their nationally-made vaccine 10,217,205 people, out of a population of 11 million, the Ministry of Public Health reported on Sunday.

Some 9,262,225 people have received a second dose and 9,357,454 are fully vaccinated against Covid-19. A total of 28,960,590 doses of national vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus have been administered in Cuba to date.

BioCubaFarma’s director of Scientific Policy, Rolando Perez, explained that vaccination against Covd-19 is based on a three-dose scheme for full immunization, and they have now started administering the booster vaccine.

Gaining worldwide recognition, Cuba has produced its own vaccines: Abdala, Sovereign 02 and Sovereign Plus and Sovereign 01 (being used as booster shots ), and the internasal Mambisa which is on its final clinical trials.


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