Cuba has for several years had a promising therapeutic vaccine against lung cancer.  Yet the 55-year trade embargo led by the United States kept relations between the two countries at a standstill.  Because of it, America wasn't privy to the medical miracles coming of Cuba.  With Obama's push to normalize relations with the country, there's hope for clinical trials in America to start very soon.  

With all the money that we’ve spent, on top of the National Cancer Society raising millions of dollars, how is it that poor little bankrupt Cuba has a cure for lung cancer and we don’t?

The United States should be embarrassed that Cuba is ahead in the medical field. People there get paid $20 a month no matter their profession. Yet, Cuban doctors are still ahead of ours. It doesn’t surprise me.

-Jesse Ventura

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