World COVID-19. The candidate-vaccine developed by Cuba effective at 92.28%
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First to be done in Latin America, the Cuban vaccine candidate called Abdala would be more than 92% effective. Its approval by the government should take place in the coming days.
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"Abdala, CIBA Cuba Candidate, 92.28% at the end of three doses" , announced on Twitter the biocubafarma state pharmaceutical group, on which the Center of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology depends on (Cigb).
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#abdalaJune 21, 2021 Abdala, in the final phase of clinical trials, must receive the official authorization of the Cuban authorities at the end of June or early July. The news has been announced in person at the Cuban @cigbcuba #cubaescientcia pic.twitter.com/plxpythz3x - biocubafarma (@biocubafarma)
President Miguel Diaz-Caneel"struck by two pandemics (Covid and the blockade), our scientists from the Institut Finlay and the Cigb have overcome all the obstacles and gave us two very effective vaccines: Soberana 2 and Abdala ».
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# covid19#bqueeo # soberana02 #abdala pic.twitter.com/4dofjirl3o - Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez (@diazanelb)
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June 21, 2021 Saturday, the Finlay vaccination institute announced that its candidate, Soberana 2, shows an efficiency of 62% after the Injection of two of its three doses. This is a "comforting"
result because it takes into account the variants that already circulate in the Caribbean country, had told the Vicente Local press see, director of the Institute.This candidate must also receive the official green light shortly.
60 years of embargotheir next approval will make them the first anti-coronavirus vaccines developed and products in Latin America, even if the researchers have repeatedly denounced the difficulties encountered because of the US embargo since 1962 and reinforced under
the TrumpThe Cuban government aspires that in August 70% of the 11.2 million people are vaccinated, and the entire population before the end of the year. Because of the embargo, Cuba started developing its own medicines in the 1980s. Of the thirteen vaccines of its vaccination program, eight are local production.
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