Cuba sent 600 thousand doses of Russian vaccine

600 thousand doses of vaccine for the prevention of influenza produced by the joint Russian-the Nicaraguan Institute of MECHNIKOV (Nicaragua), was delivered to Cuba for the annual vaccination. Also in the framework of the joint Russian-Cuban working eight thousand doses of the Cuban Interferon Alfa 2b was delivered to Nicaragua, where the drug will be used to counter the spread of COVID-19.

Given the difficult international situation the fact that the implementation of this delivery is a significant achievement for Havana and Managua. The delivery has been made with the assistance of the MECHNIKOV Institute.

“We responded to the request of our Cuban colleagues and has built the logistics delivery of our vaccines for prevention of influenza in Cuba, and it is 600 thousand doses, so that the same plane to deliver in Managua, Nicaraguans are now required interferon,” explained the Director of the MECHNIKOV Institute Stanislav Uyba also.

Earlier, the President of Social Security Institute of Nicaragua (INSS), Roberto Lopez, said that “Nicaragua will be able to produce a Cuban drug Interferon Alfa 2b at its own plant for the production of vaccines, the Institute of MECHNIKOV”. We are talking about the transfer of Cuban technology of production of interferon in Managua, which is also confirmed Stanislav Uyba also.

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