Cuba Deploys More Doctors Abroad; Country Tests Drugs Against Covid-19

Experts in emergency aid for disasters and epidemics, Cuban medics are deployed worldwide.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than 1,450 Cuban doctors are now working in 22 countries to fight the novel coronavirus.

This was reported by news agency 'Prensa Latina'. The doctors are part of the "Henry Reeve" relief brigade founded in 2005 by Fidel Castro, which specializes in disaster situations and serious epidemics and has since been deployed worldwide.

Most recently, a contingent of 217 doctors and nurses set off to South Africa. In Europe, Cuban doctors are now working to fight the virus not only in Italy but also in the Principality of Andorra.

As early as mid-March . . .

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