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Red Zone

Format: Paper

272 Pages

Edition: First

Year: 2019

Publisher: Pathfinder Press

ISBN: 9781604881141

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Red Zone

Cuba and the Battle Against Ebola in West Africa

By Enrique Ubieta, 

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In 2014 three West African countries were hit by the largest epidemic on record of the deadly Ebola virus. In response to an international call for help, Cuba’s revolutionary socialist government provided what was needed most—and what no other country even tried to deliver.   In a matter of weeks,...

“Just as the Cuban combatants in Angola set an example that can never be erased, the heroic actions of Cuba’s army of white coats will occupy a place of honor.” —Fidel Castro, October 2014

 

“The lessons of cooperation and determination presented in this book can be used in future pandemics, such as the COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging the world.…masterfully distills the medical experiences, activities, and cooperation between the health workers from diverse countries, with Cuba as the focus.” —African Studies Review

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