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Mexico Approves Use of Second Cuban-Made Covid Vaccine

By MELISSA T. CASTRO Mexico’s Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risks (Cofepris), announced late Saturday, Nov. 19, that the Cuban-made Soberana vaccine has been approved for nationwide use against covid-19. The Soberana vaccine, uses a conjugate of the receptor-binding “S” protein of the SARS-CoV-2 virus recombined with a tetanus toxoid. Mexican Undersecretary of Public Health Hugo López-Gatell had

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COVAX to Send Mexico 10 Million Covid Vaccines after Threat of Lawsuit

By MARK LORENZANA The Covid-19 Vaccines Global Access (COVAX) will send 10 million Pfizer doses for children to Mexico, after President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) threatened to file a lawsuit against the United Nations-backed alliance, which owes the country $75 million worth of vaccines. According to Mexican Undersecretary of Public Health Hugo López-Gatell, speaking at López Obrador’s daily press

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Loret de Mola Provides Insight into Murillo Karam’s Arrest

By KELIN DILLON Following the Aug. 19 arrest of former Mexican Attorney General (FGR) Jesús Murillo Karam, who now faces life in prison following his purported role in the unsolved Ayotzinapa case surrounding 43 missing students, journalist for daily Mexican newspaper El Universal and political analyst Carlos Loret de Moa released a scathing criticism detailing his seven takeaways from the

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Doctors Respond to Lopez-Gatell’s Criticism of Pharmacy Clinics

By MARK LORENZANA Physicians in Mexico have rebuked Mexican Undersecretary of Public Health Hugo López-Gatell for his criticisms that medical offices attached to pharmacies are “a hoax” and “a great deception” and that “they should not exist” because “they don’t really treat diseases.” López-Gatell, in his Health Pulse report at Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) daily press conference

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At Least 60 Monkeypox Cases Registered in Mexico

XINHUA The Mexican Public Health Secretariat (SSA) has confirmed at least 60 cases of monkeypox. Speaking during the daily morning press conference of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) on Tuesday, July 26, SSA Undersecretary of Prevention and Health Promotion Hugo Lopez-Gatell said that, to date, there have been no fatalities from monkeypox in Mexico. “Only about five or

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Mexico Soon to Roll Out Covid-19 Jabs for Ages 5 to 11

By MARK LORENZANA Children in Mexico between 5 and 11 years of age will soon get a covid-19 jab, Public Health Undersecretary Hugo López-Gatell announced on Tuesday,  June 14. López-Gatell, in his weekly health report, announced during Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) morning press conference that the government has acquired 8 million doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine to

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