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Mexican Government to Hire 749 Foreign Doctors

By KELIN DILLON According to an announcement made by Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) General Director Zoé Robledo on Tuesday, Oct. 11, Mexico’s federal government will begin hiring 749 foreign doctors to come and work in IMSS facilities in remote areas of the country beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Robledo detailed that Mexico is seeking medical professionals in 43 different

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Profeco Says Private Hospitals Are Overcharging Patients

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Mexico’s Federal Consumer Protection Agency (Profeco) Director Ricardo Sheffield on Wednesday, Sept. 29, put the nation’s private hospitals on notice, warning that many are overcharging insured patients and applying price increases far above the inflation rate. “The insurance companies, with whom we also spoke, are also reporting information on the relationship they have with

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Hospitals Left without Gel, Soap as Covid Surges in Mexico

By KELIN DILLON While Mexico’s hospitalizations caused by covid-19 have grown by a massive 562 percent in the past two months alone, the country’s hospitals have been suffering from a huge lack in supply of gel, soap and other necessary items used in the sanitation. According to patients and health workers, there is also a distinct lack of services, medicinal

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Mexico City Returns to Orange without Added Restrictions

By KELIN DILLON Thanks to Mexico City’s steadily rising case count of covid-19 infections, largely in part to the emergence of the virus’ Delta variant, the capital city will now regress back to an orange ranking on Mexico’s traffic light-based coronavirus risk system from July 26 through Aug. 8. While an orange designation is supposed to close the region’s non-essential

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AMLO Vows to Have All Mexicans Vaccinated by October

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF All adult Mexicans will have received at least one dosage of a covid-19 vaccine by October, ahead of the traditional winter flu season, President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) said Tuesday, May 18. Speaking during his daily press conference at the National Palace, AMLO pointed out that the government’s national vaccination program has recently

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