The interferon project began in 1981, after Fidel met U.S. doctor Randolph Lee Clark. Photo-Granma Archives
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The history of interferon in Cuba, in use today to treat Covid-19

Note: Interferon Alpha 2B is used to treat various cancers (e.g., leukemia, melanoma, AIDS-related Kaposi’s sarcoma). It is also used to treat virus infections (e.g., chronic hepatitis B, chronic hepatitis C, condylomata acuminata). This medication […]

Medical team in Wuhan.
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Coronavirus and Medicare for All

By Chris Fry The current COVID-19 pandemic, better known as Coronavirus, as of Feb. 27, has infected more than 82,732 people worldwide, causing the deaths of some 2,813 people. First detected in Wuhan, China, it […]

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The Hong Kong protests are an attack on socialism

By FightBack News Staff This is an August 17th article reprinted from the FightBack News blog. There’s a tendency among progressives in the United States to support big crowds of people protesting in other countries. […]

A Chinese lunar rover makes its way around the far side of the moon on January 3.
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Will the U.S. attack China? Part 4

By Chris Fry On January 3, the People’s Republic of China successfully landed a spacecraft with a rover on the far side of the moon. To accomplish this feat, in May, the PRC had placed […]

An American aircraft carrier transits in formation with Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Destroyers
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Will the US attack China? Part 3

By Chris Fry On October 4, Vice President Mike Pence addressed the right-wing think tank Hudson Institute with remarks on the administration’s policy towards China, where he launched a vicious attack on the government of […]

Bodies and devastation on steep incline inside North Taku Fort in China during the Second Opium War, August 21, 1860
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Will the U.S. attack China? Part 2

By Chris Fry U.S. Vice President Mike Pence addressed the right-wing think tank Hudson Institute on October 4 with the Trump administration’s policy toward China in a vicious attack on the government of the PRC. […]

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Will the U.S. attack China? Part 1

  By Chris Fry U.S. Vice President Mike Pence addressed the right-wing think tank the Hudson Institute on October 4 and presented the Trump administration’s policy toward the People’s Republic of China with a vicious […]