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German tourists thank Cuban medical attention after traffic accident

Andrea Scholl and Chistof Scholl are a German couple who underwent a traffic accident while visiting Cuba as tourists, which resulted in two people dead and 28 injured. Read More

Seventh imported Zika case in Cuba

The seventh imported Zika case was diagnosed in a 36 years old Cuban collaborator, who arrived in the country from Brazil on March 22, in the city of Guantanamo. Read More

Cuba reports first locally contracted Zika virus case

The Cuban Health authorities announced Tuesday the first case of Zika contracted inside the island. Read More

Cuba reported third imported Zika case

The third imported case in Cuba of a patient with Zika virus has been confirmed, corresponding to a Cuban voluntary worker, a 43 year-old Laboratory Technician who arrived in the country from Venezuela (Merida) on March 1 st, 2016, and lives in the municipality Florida, eastern Camagüey province, informed a note issued by the Public Health Ministry. Read More

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

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