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Abuja, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) The Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) stated that no less than 800,000 children died for lack of vaccination in Nigeria during the past five years.

Havana, Mar 9 (Prensa Latina) The clinical trial developed by the Finlay Institute for the heptavalent vaccine against pneumococci will be extended to other municipalities in Havana, said doctor Meybis Rodriguez, Promoter Coordinator of the research.

Manila, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Hundreds of Philippines women gathered today in the Miranda Square of this capital to march against violence, on the occasion of International Women''s Day.

Santo Domingo, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) A major fire occurred today in the area of Boca Chica beach, in the Dominican province of Santo Domingo, without knowing the causes so far.

Jakarta, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian security forces held a mock anti-terrorist operation on the island of Bali, main tourist destination in the country.

Damascus, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) Turkish Army attacks in the Afrín Syrian enclave, in the northern province of Aleppo, left more than 800 dead and wounded, most of them children and women, medical sources reported. .

Havana, Mar 8 (Prensa Latina) People aging and the new medicines to face it are among the priorities of the Cuban National Program of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, which boosts this scientific branches to develop the country, an expert explained today in this capital.

Washington, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Officials from the North American Veterans Administration (AV) had knowlege during several years of failures in the sterilizations and lack of medical equipments which jeopardized the health of war veterans, indicated USA Today.

Pyongyang, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) North Korea today rejected accusations by the United States of a supposed cyber terrorist attack of great proportions that Pyongyang would be preparing.

Kampala, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) The number of people killed by an outbreak of cholera in Uganda rose to 35, which amounts to more than 1,400 infected, health authorities confirmed today.

Bamako, Mar 7 (Prensa Latina) Mali received today 100 tons of food donated by order of the president of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, authorities reported today.