Life is showing that our children and adolescents are being hit, with increasing force, by the COVID-19. For them, the threat posed by the epidemic has increased, and one of the great challenges is that the main source of contagion in the Cuban pediatric universe is in the domestic contacts.

The Cuban COVID-19 candidate vaccine named ABDALA has all necessary conditions to be considered an effective product against SARS-Cov-2, after proving 92,28 percent efficacy in preventing the symptomatic disease.

With the vaccination of the young Gabriel Garcia, the clinical trials with the Cuban anti-COVID-19 SOBERANA 02 vaccine candidate with the pediatric population began at the Juan Manuel Marquez Pediatric Hospital of the capital.

Together with more than thirty professionals, the First Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba, Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, received a PhD from the Universidad Central "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas (UCLV). Speaking on behalf of everyone present, he highlighted the role of this university in the development of Villa Clara and Cuba.