He also stated that massive studies have allowed to determinate the presence of antibodies in the population and referred to drugs effective against COVID-19 such as CIGB-258 and Interferon Alpha 2B.
Duran confirmed thas COVID-19 patients in severe conditions who received the peptide have a survival rate of over 70 percent.
Besides, over 45 countries are using Cuba's Interferon Alpha 2B in infected patients and health workers who are exposed to the coronavirus.
Also, the National Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) produced a quick testing system to detect the virus in asymptomatic patients.
The need for global cooperation and international solidarity has never been greater. Here is Fidel highlighting this saying how Cuba sends doctors to impoverished and underdeveloped nations. pic.twitter.com/NCe55ILrCx