Cuba says Iran to start producing one of its COVID -19 vaccines
Iran will next week become the first country outside of Cuba to start producing one of the Communist-run island's homegrown COVID -19 vaccines on an industrial scale, Cuban state-run media said on Wednesday.
with Cuba's Finlay Institute, which developed Soberana 2, to implement phase three clinical trials of the shot in the Islamic Republic, leading to its approval for emergency use early in July. NL8N2JK0BSIran and Cuba will produce millions of doses of Soberana 2 in the Middle Eastern country under the name PastuCovac, Finlay Institute chief Vicente Vérez Bencomo said during a visit to Tehran this week, according to Cuban state-run media on Wednesday.
"Usually you need 15 years to develop a vaccine from zero to the industrialization phase but we did all the steps in a year," he was quoted as saying, "and the evidence is that it works very well."Cuba's biotech sector has a long history of vaccine development, producing 80% of vaccines used in the Caribbean island nation and exporting some of them.
Mexico, Vietnam, Argentina and Jamaica are among the countries that have expressed an interest in producing or buying its COVID-19 vaccines.That could provide an economic and diplomatic boon to the cash-strapped country, which has faced recent criticism over its crackdown on unprecedented protests as well as support for its demand that Washington lift its trade embargo. headtopics.comRead more: Reuters Top News »
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Oh that should go just swimmingly Cubs has their own vaccine? I wonder if it’s better than the others? Cuba is know for some different types of medical treatments & medicines
Iran hits new COVID infection record for 2nd straight dayTEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran recorded over 34,900 new coronavirus infections on Tuesday, setting the nation's single-day record for cases as vaccinations lag, public complacency deepens and the country’s outbreak spirals further out of control. Trump used once the right term 'Failed state' to describe this chaos. Their only tool against every single crisis is propaganda and misinformation campaign.
México envía a Cuba el mayor apoyo humanitario en décadasEl gobierno de México envía a Cuba medicamentos, alimentos y también combustible en lo que supone el mayor apoyo en ayuda humanitaria en décadas, coinciden analistas Amem wow RotFront
Iran: Group linked to Israel spy agency Mossad busted, arms seizedIran arrests members of a group linked to Israel's Mossad spy agency amid ongoing protests over water shortages in country’s southwest, local media say 😂😂😂😂 Nice joke ..!! 🤢 The charges are prepackaged and ready to accuse anyone who dares to revolt against the corrupt mullah regime.
Water Protests in Iran Test Country’s LeadersUnrest over water scarcity adds to the challenges awaiting incoming president Ebrahim Raisi, who takes office next week amid a grinding economic crisis and stalled nuclear negotiations with the West. Water problems in some places are World Wide.
Basketball diplomacy: US, Iran meet on court at Tokyo GamesThe Americans applauded the Iranian national anthem. The Iranians applauded the U.S. anthem. There were a few handshakes before, plenty more handshakes after, and words of sportsmanship between the sides throughout the game. well that's great. Applauding the Iran national Anthem. I think that pays them back for destroying their country! Case Closed! That’s what sports is all about! It was a thing of beauty.
Team USA men's basketball rebounds after loss to France, routs IranTeam USA men's basketball bounced back in a big way Wednesday against Iran with a 120-66 win. 120-66 is how the USA basketball team 🏀 should be all teams. The USA team is yet to prove that it is a quality team because Iran basketball team is a weak team. NBC is so woke