Cuba Announces Domestic Covid-19 Vaccine within Six Months

Cuban scientists have experience in obtaining and manufacturing vaccines. The national vaccination program for all children consists of 11 vaccines against 13 diseases, eoght of which are produced on the island.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Cuba will be able to immunize its entire population against the coronavirus with its own vaccine in the first half of 2021, according to the director of the IFV (Finlay Institute of Vaccines), Vicente Vérez Bencomo.

The country is able "to immunize the Cuban population against the SARS-CoV-2 virus in the first half of 2021," said Vérez yesterday to Granma official newspaper.

Vérez made the statement before . . .

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