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Havana, Cuba.-Cuban doctor Felix Baez Sarria, member of the Henry Reeves medical brigade in Sierra Leone, was diagnosed with Ebola and is now under treatment at a Switzerland-based specialized center, with no complications, the Cuban Health Ministry reported on Wednesday.
The report published on Granma newspaper explains that on November 16, the Cuban doctor, a specialist in Internal Medicine who had already assisted Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, began to have a 38 and 39 degree fever, no other symptoms. The doctor was immediately transferred to the Kerry Town Ebola Treatment Center in the capital of the country.
Havana, Cuba.-Advances in Oncology and new diagnostic and therapeutic possibilities, as well as the latest researches on cancer are the main issues in the Havana Oncology Congress 2014, which will be held in the capital from this Wednesday.
Doctor Jorge Juan Marinello, president of the Cuban Society of Oncology and the organizing committee of the event, announced to the press that among the Congress´ main topics are the prevention and control of this malignant disease that, since 2012, is the leading cause of death in Cuba.
Havana, Cuba.-The Cuban baseball team finished undefeated its qualifying stage of the 22nd.Central American and Caribbean Games in Veracruz, Mexico, by knocking out 10-0 Guatemala.
The right-hander Yosvani Torres was the winner by allowing only two hits and striking out five opponents in the same amount of innings, while Jean Paolo Rossil took the loss. Cuba's best hitter was the right fielder Yadiel Hernandez, who hit two for three with four RBIs at the Beto Avila Stadium, while DH Frederich Cepeda hit a homer and drove in two runs.