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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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Mexican Social Security Institute Director’s Resignations Stirs up Political Hornet’s Nest

By RICARDO CASTILLO In what constituted the first internal rupture of Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador’s (AMLO) administration, Senator Germán Martínez Cázares, director of the Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS), turned in his resignation on Tuesday, May 21, after denouncing “pernicious interference” from Treasury Secretariat (Hacienda) officials, apparently acting on orders from Treasury Secretary Carlos Urzúa. Martínez Cázares read

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