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State Department Ups Advisory for Mexico

PULSE NEWS MEXICO The U.S. State Department on Wednesday, June 15, issued an amended travel advisory for Mexico, warning against traveling to the country because of a high risk of crime and covid-19 infection. The new advisory, at Level 3 (the second-highest level on the State Department’s scale), warns U.S. citizens to “reconsider travel to Mexico.” because of safety and

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Mexico’s Environmental Contingency Plan and the Covid Pandemic

By ALEJANDRO ENVILA FISHER Once again, the the very midst of a surge in covid-19 infections, Mexico City Governor Claudia Sheinbaum on decreed a series of illogical and impractical restrictions on the circulation of private vehicles for Wednesday, June 8, due to an environmental contingency. With this order, she sent hundreds of thousands of Mexico City residents scrambling to get

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US Tourist in Puerto Vallarta Confirmed to Have Monkeypox

PULSE NEWS MEXICO A 48-year-old tourist from Dallas, Texas, who was visiting the Mexican resort town of Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, was confirmed on Tuesday, June 7, to have contracted monkeypox. The man, who presented at a Puerto Vallarta hospital with pustule-like lesions on May 30, allegedly fled the hospital early Friday, June 3, after doctors informed him that he could

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Covid Infections up Again in Mexico, Despite Vaccinations

PULSE NEWS MEXICO While Mexico’s covid-19 czar, Undersecretary of Public Health (SSA) Hugo López-Gatell, proclaimed in April that the country had finally overcome the coronavirus pandemic, the incidence of the disease has once again begun to tick upward, with more than 18,000 cases confirmed in the first week of June. Between Sunday, May 29, and Saturday, June 4, the country

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First Mysterious Hepatitis Death Confirmed in Hidalgo

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF Medical authorities in the central Mexican state of Hidalgo confirmed Friday, May 20, that a three-year-old child that had died the day before had succumbed to a new severe form of hepatitis of unknown origin that has been appearing in children around the world. Hidalgo authorities have reporter three more suspected cases of the

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CDC Issues Level Four Warning against Travel to Mexico

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued its strongest travel advisory level against travel to Mexico on Monday, Jan. 31. In a statement released Monday, the CDC issued its highest travel advisories — Level Four: Very High — against 12 countries, including Mexico, Brazil and Singapore, citing high rates of covid-19

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