Cuban scientists are undertaking studies on the effectiveness of a new candidate vaccine against tuberculosis, a disease considered as sanitary emergency in the world since 1993.
Some 8 thousand foreign professionals have graduated from the Antonio Nunez Jimenez Metal and Mining Higher Institute, in the eastern Cuban municipality of Moa, home to major Cuban mining sites.
Jamaican Health Minister Fenton Ferguson, in a report to that nation's Parliament, highlighted Cuba's cooperation with his country, official sources informed on Thursday.
Insufficient implementation of planned investments for 2013 to prevent or control pollution caused a considerable increase in aggressive load against environment in Ciego de Ávila province.
The first fossil bone remains of Cretaceous period of Cuba and the Antilles have just been discovered in a small abandoned quarry located northwest of Ciego de Avila province, contained in marine sedimentary rocks of that era.
The Cuban Health Ministry announced on Wednesday the detection of six cases of Chikungunya virus on the island, explaining that all are Cuban citizens dedicated to illegal trade and who have frequently traveled to Haiti and the Dominican Republic.
Experts from the US Geology Service are visiting the eastern Cuban city of Santiago de Cuba, where they met with specialists from the local university and the National Seismological Research Center.