Tag Archives: Mexico

Chihuahua surpasses 4,000 coronavirus-related deaths

[ad_1] Juarez leads state in cases and fatalities; El Paso County across the border prepares changes to “stay home, work safe” order by: Julian Resendiz Posted: Dec 16, 2020 / 02:05 PM GMT-0600 / Updated: Dec 16, 2020 / 02:23 PM GMT-0600 Juarez General Hospital (file photo courtesy State of …

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Mexico reports 12,057 new coronavirus cases, 685 more deaths

[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: People are seen on the street as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Mexico City, Mexico December 4, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s health ministry on Saturday reported 12,057 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and 685 additional fatalities, bringing the total in …

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Non-FDA approved coronavirus test kits seized at San Diego airport

[ad_1] The shipment that arrived at the San Diego International Airport from Mexico was labeled as “plastic card.” Instead, the the two parcels held 251 illicit COVID-19 testing kits, authorities said this week. The Dec. 1 seizure at the Port of San Diego is part of a larger trend seen …

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Mexico registers 11,625 new coronavirus cases, 593 more deaths

[ad_1] FILE PHOTO: People are seen on the street as the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak continues in Mexico City, Mexico December 4, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Jasso MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s Health Ministry on Saturday reported 11,625 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection and an additional 593 fatalities, bringing the total …

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Neoliberal obesity and coronavirus in Mexico | Health

[ad_1] In August, the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca banned the sale of junk food and sugary drinks to children under the age of 18. Mexico’s Assistant Health Secretary Hugo Lopez-Gatell, who has denounced soda as “bottled poison”, expressed support for the new law, which has begun to catch on …

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Coronavirus shutdown threatens Mexico’s storied dance halls

[ad_1] MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Salon Los Angeles had been crowded every weekend since 1937 with couples twirling to mambo, cha-cha-cha, salsa and danzon. Everyone from slum-dwellers to movie stars and millionaires have danced at the fabled hall that boasts, “Anybody who hasn’t been to the Salon Los Angeles …

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‘One vaccine isn’t enough’: Mexico aims for its own coronavirus fix

[ad_1] MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico is working to produce its own COVID-19 vaccines and could have one ready by next spring, according to a researcher coordinating local efforts amid a global race to tame a disease that has infected over 26.75 million people worldwide. FILE PHOTO: A woman holds …

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Factbox: AstraZeneca’s potential coronavirus vaccine

[ad_1] (Reuters) – Trial data for AstraZeneca and University of Oxford’s possible coronavirus vaccine could be given to regulators this year, a scientist leading the trials said on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: The company logo for pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is displayed on a screen on the floor at the New York …

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Mexico passes somber coronavirus milestone even as signs of hope emerge

[ad_1] ECATEPEC, Mexico (Reuters) – Standing in a graveyard on the outskirts of Mexico City decked out in a cowboy hat to cover his rugged features from the sun, guitar player Eberardo Vargas this week had fewer funerals to play at than he has for most of the coronavirus pandemic. …

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