Archiv: interferon alpha-2b (Heberon alfa R) / medicine


19.03.2020 - 18:26 [ teleSUR ]

Chile’s Communist Mayor to Import Cuban Meds to Fight COVID-19

“We started import procedures for Interferon 2b, a Cuban medicine used successfully in China and Spain. This will be for high-risk infected people,” the Mayor from Communist Party said on Twitter.

18.03.2020 - 11:15 [ Regierung von Venezuela - gob.ve ]

President Maduro thanks China’s support to fight COVID-19 in Venezuela

(12.03.2020)

He informed that the Venezuelan government has formally requested Xi Jinping’s government to send specialists, scientists and doctors that took part in controlling coronavirus in China “to unite knowledge and efforts.”

President Maduro pointed out that Venezuela has received 10,000 doses of Interferon alfa 2b, a Cuban antiviral used to fight COVID-19 in China.

18.03.2020 - 10:59 [ Trinidadexpress.com ]

COUNTING ON CUBA: Chief Medical Officer seeks more info to combat COVID-19

Trinidad and Tobago’s Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr Roshan Parasram, says he has requested more information on a Cuban drug known as Interferon alfa-2b which is said to be successful in treating the deadly COVID-19 virus and has saved the lives of thousands in China.

The drug is giving hope in the face of the pandemic and neighbouring governments such as St Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela and Panama have already turned to Cuba for help.

18.03.2020 - 10:53 [ Prensa Latina ]

Ecuadorian government asked to purchase interferon from Cuba

Quito, March 17 (Prensa Latina) The Communist Party of Ecuador on Tuesday demanded the government to make every effort to acquire the recombinant Alpha 2B, a drug produced in Cuba, which has proven effective in combating the COVID-19 pandemic.

The political party pointed out that the request is made under the protection of Article 358 of the Constitution,

18.03.2020 - 10:41 [ Prensa Latina ]

Salvador requests Interferon Alpha 2B from Cuba to treat COVID-19

San Salvador, Mar 16, (Prensa Latina) The governemnt of Salvador informed that it requisitioned some six thousand units of the Interferon Alpha 2B medicine, used successfully in China to treat the COVID-19.

According to a statement of the Presidential House, the request responds to the policy of President Nayib Bukele of anticipating the eventual impact of the pandemic, although so far no positive cases have been reported in the country.

18.03.2020 - 01:23 [ PeoplesDispatch.org ]

Cuba leads global efforts against COVID-19 in spite of blockade

The drug, developed in Cuba, is produced in China at the Changchun Heber Biological Technology, located in Jilin province, in a joint venture as part of an agreement between the two socialist countries in biotechnology.

It has prevented thousands of deaths in South Korea. Out of the 8,000 infected peoples, only 72 died. Germany has also bought these antivirals from the ChangHeber to fight the pandemic. Out of the 3,156 infected people, only 3 died.

18.03.2020 - 01:22 [ JamaicaObserver.com ]

Phillips asks Cuba for drug to fight coronavirus

KINGSTON, Jamaica — President of the opposition People’s National Party (PNP), Dr Peter Phillips, has reached out to the Government of Cuba for Jamaica to access the anti-viral drug Interferon Alpha 2B, which is said to be among 30 such drugs being used in the fight against the COVID-19 virus in other jurisdictions.

This drug is being used in 14 other jurisdictions in Asia, Europe and South America, the PNP said in a statement today.

18.03.2020 - 00:57 [ Researchgate.net ]

Molecular characterization of recombinant human interferon alpha-2b produced in Cuba

(January 1999)

The recombinant human interferon α 2b (IFN-α2b) produced by Cuban technology is obtained from Escherichia coli.This is the active principle of the product registered in Cuba as Heberon alfa R® trademark (IFN-α2b, CIGB, Havana),which has been successfully used worldwide for the therapy of several viral diseases and neoplasms. Here wedescribe the purity and identity tests used for its molecular characterization.