Cuba seeks WHO approval for COVID-19 vaccines - Punch Newspapers

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Cuba seeks WHO approval for COVID-19 vaccines - Punch Newspapers

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Perez said Cuba’s ability to sell its vaccines to other countries does not depend on WHO approval, as this is a decision for national health authorities.But it would “facilitate (the vaccines’) entry into the market in other nations, once the island’s needs are covered.”

Several countries including Argentina and Mexico have shown interest in acquiring the Cuban jabs, Venezuela has already signed a purchase contract, and Iran is producing Soberana 02 on home soil.Under American sanctions since 1962, communist Cuba has a long tradition of making its own vaccines, dating back to the 1980s.

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But it would “facilitate (the vaccines’) entry into the market in other nations, once the island’s needs are covered.” Several countries including Argentina and Mexico have shown interest in acquiring the Cuban jabs, Venezuela has already signed a purchase contract, and Iran is producing Soberana 02 on home soil. Osamwonyi Irowa, disclosed this on Monday during a briefing in Benin. Under American sanctions since 1962, communist Cuba has a long tradition of making its own vaccines, dating back to the 1980s. Nearly 80 per cent of its inoculations are produced locally. Another who had retroviral issues due to HIV also died. Cuban scientists say the Abdala and Soberana 02 jabs have been shown to be more than 90 per cent effective at preventing symptomatic Covid-19 cases. “She is about 28 weeks pregnant, already having pre-eclampsia, so, the debate is actually if it is the pre-eclampsia that killed her or COVID-19.

The island of 11.7 percent.2 million people has fully vaccinated about 38.5 per cent of its population, also using China’s Sinopharm inoculation. Copyright PUNCH. The country has registered 768,497 Covid cases and 6,523 deaths. . This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from PUNCH..