Obama administration sends top disease specialists to Cuba
HAVANA (AP) — The Obama administration sent some of the United States' top infectious disease specialists to Cuba on Wednesday to open a new phase in medical cooperation after more than a half-century of isolation.
Two dozen U.S. and Cuban experts on tropical diseases opened three days of meetings about each country's research into insect-borne diseases such as dengue, chikungunya and Zika. U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell was to fly to Cuba Thursday to attend.
The visit is part of President Barack Obama's push to build irreversible momentum behind his detente with... read more
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