Cuba has completed the manufacture of the doses of vaccines

Cuba has completed the manufacture of the doses of vaccines

HAVANA, Sept. 23th Cuba has completed the manufacture of the doses of vaccines against covid-19 necessary for immunizing its entire population before the end of this year,

communicated this Wednesday Eduardo Martínez Díaz, president of BioCubaFarma, the Business Group of the Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical Industries of the island.

“The Cuban strategy worked, based on our capabilities, we were able to develop more than one vaccine and we manufacture in record time and difficult conditions the doses we need “, he claimed Martínez on his Twitter account and congratulated all the scientists and technicians who worked to achieve this goal.

According to the data of the Ministry of Public Health of Cuba, until September 20, the country administered more than 18.7 million doses of one of the vaccines developed by the country –Soberana 02, Soberana Plus and Abdala–, that is, more than 8.5 million citizens have received at least one dose of drugs.

In total, the Caribbean country developed five anticovid drugs: Soberana 01, Soberana 02, Soberana Plus, Abdala and Mambisa. In addition, he conducts a joint study with Chinese scientists of a drug, called ‘Pan-Corona’.