Biotech: The Magic Pill? by MEDICC Review Senior Editor Conner Gorry, has just been published by WORLDview, a special publication by Scientific American released today at the international BIO conference in Boston. It describes the Cuban biopharmaceutical sector, including innovations and strategies that have helped the country overcome barriers to entry; presents data on the island's unique products, vaccines, and treatments now available to vulnerable populations at home and abroad; and discusses the scientific workforce that has made Cuban biotech the country's second-largest export earner.
We encourage you to read the article and share with colleagues whom you think it might interest. Also please feel free to comment online once it's released digitally.
More on Cuban health and medicine can be found in the peer-reviewed journal MEDICC Review (www.medicc.org/mediccreview).