CUBA … ahead of many!! … ‘In addition, the CIMAVAX-EGF vaccine against lung cancer and the Heberferon for the treatment of skin cancer, as well as vaccines against hepatitis B and meningitis and the recombinant Interferon alfa 2B antiviral (IFNrec), which is among the drugs chosen by China to treat COVID-19 coronavirus.’
A report from On Cuba.
The state group BioCubaFarma is currently carrying out 102 projects, of which 75 have a Cuban patent. These include a therapeutic vaccine against ovarian tumors and hepatocarcinoma, with “encouraging results” in some patients.
Cuban scientists are working on several new drugs against cancer and other diseases, such as cardiovascular ailments and rheumatoid arthritis, Granma newspaper reported.
The BioCubaFarma group is currently carrying out 102 projects, of which 75 have a Cuban patent, explained Rolando Pérez, director of Science and Innovation of this state conglomerate dedicated to the production of medicines, medical equipment and high-tech services.
The HerberSavax therapeutic vaccine―one of the leading products in the oncology area―is in phase III clinical trials in ovarian tumors and hepatocarcinoma, which is the most common type of liver cancer.
Developed by the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB), a leading entity in this field on the…
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