Cuban medics during pandemic

Sep 15, 2020

Cuba has one of the highest ratios of physicians per capita in the world and even before pandemic struck, had some 28,000 medics deployed globally. It has since dispatched a further 4,000.  Cuba has reported just 4,684 cases and 108 deaths so far: a tenth of the global average per capita. Many of the doctors on the frontlines of the battle against coronavirus in the global South are also graduates of Cuba’s international medicine school in Havana, which has trained an estimated 30,000 foreigners. Reuters


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