United Nations, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Measles vaccination coverage has steadily declined since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic. In 2021, a record high of nearly 40 million children missed a measles vaccine dose: 25 million children missed their first dose and an additional 14.7 million children missed their second dose, a joint publication by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports.
Geneva, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) A team of researchers on Wednesday called for more attention to be paid to an infectious pathology called hydatidosis, which can become mortal for people with no proper treatment, a specialized journal reported.
Ankara, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez on Wednesday favored diversifying commercial, financial, and other spheres of relations with Türkiye, after meeting here with his counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Quito, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadoran President Guillermo Lasso reduced the curfew hours As of Wednesday in the three provinces where the state of emergency is still in force, due to acts of violence.
Santiago, Chile, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) A 5.1-magnitude earthquake on the Mercalli scale on Wednesday shook the Maule region, in south-central Chile, where authorities are assessing possible damages to people, infrastructure, and basic services.
Bogota, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Former Colombian President Ernesto Samper (1994-1998) said on Wednesday that equity between men and women is imperative to achieve total peace in his country and in the world.
Quito, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso promoted granting 15,000 houses in 18 months of his administration, a figure considered modest if one takes into account his goal of building 450,000 houses.
Havana, Nov 23 (Prensa Latina) The implementation of the peace process, recently agreed between the Government and the Tigray insurgents, is essential to promote progress in Ethiopia, its ambassador to Cuba, Dr. Genet Teshone, said on Wednesday.