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Cuba detects second imported Zika case

The Cuban Health Ministry announced the detection of a second imported Zika case. The sick person is a 51-year-old Cuban nurse who was working in Venezuela. Read More

Cuba detects first Zika case imported from Venezuela

The Cuban Public Health Ministry announced the detection of a first imported Zika case on the island. The announcement explains that the sick person is a 28-year-old Venezuelan doctor, from the Aragua state, who arrived here on February 21 this year to take a Gastroenterology postgraduate course. Read More

Cuba targets US market as a possibility to expand its health tourism industry

Providing medical services to foreign countries is a major source of income for Cuba. Now the country is eyeing the US market as it looks to expand its local health tourism industry. Read More

Cuba launches Zika Virus prevention program

Cuban Health minister Roberto Morales launched in Havana a plan of action to prevent and face Zika, Dengue, Chikungunya and Yellow Fever. Read More

Raul Castro mobilizes 9,000 soldiers to fight the mosquito that causes Zika virus

Cuban president Raul Castro today announced an action plan to address the Zika virus, dengue and chikungunya, including the mobilization of 9,000 members of the Armed Forces and 200 police officers to fight the mosquito that causes the disease. Read More

Cuban President calls on the people to prevent Zika

Cuban president Raul Castro called on the people to implement a program aimed at preventing the entrance and spread of Zika in Cuba. Read More

Cuban medical contingent proposed for Nobel Peace Prize

Jose Manuel Ramos-Horta, former President of Timor Leste, announced that in his capacity as Nobel Peace Prize he nominated this year the Cuban Henry Reeve medical contingent to such high recognition. Read More

Cuba resumes medical cooperation with Bahamas

A brigade of 18 Cuban health professionals arrived on Tuesday in The Bahamas to resume medical cooperation with that Caribbean country after the conclusion there of "Operation Miracle" almost a decade ago. Read More

Cuba reiterates that no Zica case has been detected on the island

The Cuban Health Ministry reiterated on Tuesday that no case with clinical symptoms compatible to the Zika virus has been detected on the island, while specialists follow all fever syndromes to early detect cases of Zika, Chikungunya or Dengue. Read More

The absence of Zika virus in Cuba does not mean people should not worry

An article in a Cuban newspaper alerts about the current and increasing spread of Zika virus and calls on the people to keep fighting mosquito breeding grounds through sanitary campaigns and individual actions in communities and work centers. Read More

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