Venezuela Immunizes Its Population Against COVID-19 with Cuban Vaccine

JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba

Venezuela Immunizes Its Population Against COVID-19 with Cuban Vaccine

Source: Black Agenda Report

Venezuela signed an agreement with Cuba for the purchase of 12 million doses of Abdal after the country announced and celebrated the success of its locally developed anti-COVID-19 vaccine.

Both Cuba and Venezuela have announced to vaccinate their entire population of over 11 million and 28 million people, respectively, for free.”

Venezuela began immunizing its population against COVID-19 with Cuba’s Abdala vaccine on June 28. The first batch of 30,000 doses of the vaccine arrived in the country’s capital, Caracas, on June 24. The same day, duringthe XIX Summit of the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America – People’s Trade Treaty (ALBA-TCP), President Nicolas Maduro reported that his government signed a contract with the Cuban government for the purchase of 12 million doses of Abdala.

Abdala, one of Cuba’s five anti-COVID-19 vaccine candidates,

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