Cuba hopes to become smallest country to develop Covid vaccines

Published May 04 2021 at 8:30 AM GMT
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  • Island hit by biggest economic crisis since the collapse of the Soviet Union has two vaccines in phase three clinical trialsHit by the double whammy of US sanctions and a pandemic, Cuba is going through its gravest economic crisis since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
  • And yet this island under siege could become the smallest country in the world to develop its own coronavirus vaccines.
  • Of the 27 coronavirus vaccines in final stage testing around the world, two are Cuban.




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  • Published May 4, 2021 8:30 AM GMT