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Cuba fighting Covid-19 and the US Blockade

Presentation from Prof. Jorge Fraga, PhD. He is Master in Parasitology specializing in Molecular Parasitology, with a doctorate in Medical Sciences. Working since 1998 at the Institute of Tropical Medicine Pedro Kouri in Havana, Cuba, he is now director of Science and Innovation and head of the unit of Molecular Parasitology. Full Professor and Senior Researcher. The professional experience is summarized in the use of Molecular Biology techniques for the parasite diagnosis, genetic characterization, phylogenetic studies, and association of parasite genetic characteristics with pathogenicity and virulence especially in trichomoniasis, toxoplasmosis, leishmaniasis and Chagas diseases. He conducted more than 21 research projects in collaboration with national and international institutions, with a total of 85 papers published.

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