Mayabeque, Cuba: In the waiting room of the vaccination center at the Raúl Curras Regalado Polyclinic, in Melena del Sur, life multiplies.
Absorbed enjoying an audiovisual on motherhood and its care Cinthia, Nayelis and María with their little ones in their arms and other pregnant women, after receiving in their arms the gift of a country, they wait for the regulation time in which the diligent nurse foresees any adverse reaction to the vaccine.
At the exit of the health facility, Oxandra León Méndez, delegate of the 14th district of the intricate community of Arjobin, and mother of Cinthia, helps them get on a cart prepared as comfortable as possible for the return of more than an hour.
In the future, the three peasant women, as well as many thousands in Cuba, will be able to tell their children how in the midst of darkness and uncertainty, the strength of a country, its humanism and its science guaranteed them through a vaccine with a symbolic name. the most precious asset: life.