Cuba has over 29,000 medical professionals practising in 59 countries. It also sends thousands of doctors to work, free of charge, in low-income countries in Latin America and Africa.
Now, the island nation is sending medical teams around the globe to help with the coronavirus response.
Al Jazeera's Ed Augustin reports from Havana, Cuba.
Medical professionals share how the fight against coronavirus has changed since the first cases were discovered, and President Trump pays a visit to a factory in Arizona. New York Democratic Representative Max Rose is now reporting for National Guard duty to fight coronavirus. He joins Katy Tur with more. Aired on 3/31/2020. President Donald Trump said the drug hydroxychloroquine could be useful in treating the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the country as deaths in the United States approach 10,000.
Anti-malaria drug hydroxychloroquine has not been proven to work on the coronavirus.
And Trump prevented the nation's top infectious disease official Dr Anthony Fauci from answering when asked about the drug's efficacy.
Al Jazeera's Heidi Zhou-Castro reports from Maryland. California Governor Gavin Newsom talks with Rachel Maddow about the partnerships he has formed with other governors across the United States in the collective effort to stave off the spread of the coronavirus. Aired on 04/07/2020.