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Cuban Covid-19 vaccine has “no side effects”, Iranian officials claim

Small bottles labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe are seen in this illustration taken April 10, 2020. (Reuters) By Pouyan Khoshhal January 14, 2021 Since the Supreme Leader banned the future importation of UK- and US-made Covid-19 vaccines, the Iranian government has focused instead on the prospects for domestically-manufactured products, including [...]

By |January 14th, 2021|Cuba, Latin America|

Cuban coronavirus vaccine to be tested on Iranians

Kianoush Jahanpour, speaking on behalf of Iran’s Food and Drug Administration, on a visit to a makeshift hospital in Tehran. (ISNA) January 13, 2021 Over the past 11 months, officials of the Islamic Republic have obsessively repeated this claim to justify the non-acceptance of support from the West in battling coronavirus, up to and including [...]

By |January 13th, 2021|Cuba, Latin America|

Iran cooperates with Cuba to produce COVID-19 vaccine

Small bottles labeled with a "Vaccine COVID-19" sticker and a medical syringe are seen in this illustration taken April 10, 2020. (Reuters) January 02, 2021 Iran is co-producing a COVID-19 vaccine with a Cuban company, Spokesperson for the Iran Food and Drug Administration (IFDA) at the Health Ministry Kianoush Jahanpour revealed Friday, while denying that [...]

By |January 2nd, 2021|Cuba, Latin America|

Cuba and Iran forge an alliance against US sanctions

Iranian FM Javad Zarif, left, is welcomed by Cuban FM Bruno Rodriguez, in Havana, Cuba, Aug. 22, 2016. (AP) November 7, 2020 Cuba and Iran's foreign ministers met in Havana on Friday to reinforce their mutual support in the face of crippling US sanctions. Cuba's official newspaper Granma said Bruno Rodriguez and Iran's Mohammad Javad [...]

By |November 7th, 2020|Cuba, Latin America|