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Triplets are born with COVID-19 in Mexico

Triplets that were born prematurely on Wednesday, June 17, 2020, in northern Mexico tested positive for COVID-19, health authorities from the state of San Luis Potosí reported Monday. The children, who were born by cesarean section, were tested for the new coronavirus as part of a protocol implemented by health authorities. One of the minors...
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Fearing coronavirus, Mexico City couple opt for home birth

After nearly 15 hours of labor, Karla Lopez Rangel received a stern warning from her midwife: if you do not deliver the baby now, we will have to rush you to the hospital. Although she was exhausted and battered by contractions, Lopez knew the hospital was the last place she wanted to be. It was...
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Mexico posts more high virus numbers, acknowledges plateau

Mexico’s coronavirus cases continued to increase at near-record levels Wednesday, as officials acknowledged the country is on a plateau with few signs of decrease, even as the economy starts reopening. The Health Department reported that confirmed cases rose by 4,930, the second-highest daily increase to date, to reach an accumulated total of 159,793. Deaths rose...
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Mexico reaches 18,310 deaths and more than 150,000 COVID-19 cases

José Luis Alomía, General Director of Epidemiology, reported that this Tuesday, June 16, Mexico reached 18,310 deaths from COVID-19, adding 730 in the past day, a new record for single-day deaths from the pandemic. In addition, there are 154,863 cases since the first positive case began on February 28 last. Mexico added 4,599 new cases...
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Covid-19 epidemic will remain active for years in Mexico: Mexico’s Undersecretary of Health

The Undersecretary of Health, Hugo López-Gatell, reiterated that Covid-19 will continue to be active for several years in Mexico and around the world, so it is necessary to establish a different way of relating to the virus. At a press conference with President Andrés Manuel López Obrador, at the facilities of the 23-A Military Camp...
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Mexico’s coronavirus death surge puts testing regime under the microscope

Mexico went into the coronavirus outbreak insisting it would beat the pandemic without mass testing, but with deaths surging as it prepares to exit lockdown, the strategy looks increasingly untenable. Mexico’s coronavirus czar, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell, has doggedly eschewed widespread testing for new cases in favor of a lighter regime based on a...
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COVID-19 in Mexico: 17,580 deaths and 150,264 confirmed cases

On the 15th day of the return to the “new normal”, a strategy that aims to achieve the orderly and gradual reopening of the country’s economic, social and educational life, the Ministry of Health (SSa) reported on the progress of the epidemic by COVID-19 in the country. According to the government data, in Mexico, there...
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Clinic in Mexicali closed for selling COVID-19 ‘cure’

A Mexicali clinic was closed after it was reported for selling an alleged cure to COVID-19, and was legally backed by former PRI governor candidate Enrique Acosta Fregoso. The Governor of Baja California, Jaime Bonilla, and the local Health Secretary, Alonso Pérez Rico, detailed that the center called “Ríos Medical Unit” charged $10,000 pesos to...
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Mexican astronauts offer tips on handling confinement during pandemic

Fifty-one days after the Mexican Government issued stay at home orders, the Mexican Special Agency (AEM) shared a series of techniques and practical advice used during the training of two Mexican astronauts in order to help the population manage confinement during the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, the country is undergoing phase 3 transmission, where the number...
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“Until there is a vaccine, COVID-19 will be part of our life”, warned UNAM scientist who fought against H1N1

“The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted all activities in the world and has posed a challenge for humanity, and there is still time for this situation to end,” said Alejandro Macías Hernández, member of the University Commission for the Attention of the Coronavirus emergency, from the Autonomous University of Mexico ( UNAM ). He indicated that...
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