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Mexico says local AstraZeneca vaccine lab almost rebuilt to meet standards

The packaging and distribution of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine in Mexico had been held up due to a complex certification process that led to major changes at a factory, Mexico’s foreign minister said on Tuesday. Mexico had not finished producing doses of the vaccine from the shipments of active ingredient that already arrived to the country...
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Winter storm kills eight in northern Mexico

The number of deaths due to freezing temperatures in the north of the country rises to eight in the last hours while in the region there are still 20% of users affected without electricity service, business closures, and temperatures of up to 15 degrees below zero in some areas. In Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, the death...
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Doctor and nurse in Morelos die from COVID-19 while waiting for their second dose of vaccine

A doctor and a nurse vaccinated with the first doses of Pfizer that arrived in Morelos last January, died of COVID-19. The doctor worked in the emergency department, while the nurse provided intensive care services at the Hospital de Alta Especialidad Centenario de la Revolución Mexicana of the ISSSTE. The double death was reported by...
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Pfizer Resumes Shipping Vaccines to Mexico

Almost a month after the pharmaceutical company Pfizer suspended the delivery of its vaccines to Mexico, this afternoon a new shipment of immunizations against COVID-19 landed in Mexico City, which will be distributed throughout the country. Around 1:16 p.m., an aircraft from the city of Cincinnati landed, where there was a delay in takeoff due...
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Mexico eyes biometric phone registry, sparking privacy fears

A plan by Mexican lawmakers to put millions of cell phone users’ data in a biometric registry, billed as a tool to fight kidnapping and extortion, has sparked a backlash from telecoms companies and rights groups who warn it could lead to stolen data and higher costs. Already approved in the lower house of Congress,...
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Armed man storms home of former mayor in Veracruz and kills her and her daughter

The former mayor and former local PRI deputy, Gladys Merlin Castro, and her 27-year-old daughter, Carla Enríquez Merlin, were murdered inside their home in southern Veracruz. The events occurred shortly before six in the morning in the municipality of Cosoleacaque, where a commando entered the house and murdered the two women. In the attack, an...
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Electric blackout affects 4.7 million users in Mexico

The mega electricity blackout on Monday affected 4.7 million users in northern Mexico; Chihuahua and in some areas of Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas. The blackout began at 7:58 am on Monday, February 15 and until approximately 11:30 am in Chihuahua, service had not been restored; in Coahuila, service was restored at 68%; in Nuevo...
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18,763 doses of vaccine are applied to older adults in CDMX on the first day

This Monday at 2:30 p.m. on the first day of the application of the coronavirus vaccine in three municipalities of Mexico City, 18,763 older adults have been inoculated, announced Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum. This Sunday it was announced that each of the 70 vaccination centers would apply 35,000 doses per day until February 19. Before the...
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Map of the coronavirus in Mexico August 31

In Mexico, 595,841 COVID-19 infections and 64,158 deaths have been registered since the start of the pandemic on February 28; However, 4,129 new cases of infections were reported in the last 24 hours, as well as 339 new deaths. Today the new epidemiological traffic light comes into force in Mexico, where 10 entities turn yellow,...
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Five more police killed in ambush as violence climbs in Guanajuato

This Friday, an ambush on Guanajuato State Public Security Forces resulted in the killing of at least five elements. The attack took place during the first hours of the day in Salamanca, a city where until three years ago, was far from the terror of drug violence. The criminals ambushed the unit where the troops...
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