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New US Testing, Quarantine Rules Deal Heavy Blow to Mexican Tourism

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF The new travel rules imposed by the U.S. government for persons entering that country from abroad — which include proof of having had a negative antigen covid test within 72 hours of arrival and subsequent quarantine for up to 10 days — have set off major alarm bells for Mexico’s already-moribund tourism industry. In

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Mexico’s Tourism Challenged by U.S. Testing Mandates

By KELIN DILLON New U.S. President Joe Biden recently signed an executive order, going into effect on Tuesday, Jan. 26, that will require all travelers entering the United States by air to provide proof of a negative coronavirus test taken within 72 hours of departure, followed by self-isolation upon arrival, bringing forth new challenges for foreign tourism in Mexico. Mexico

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UNAM Pandemic Specialist: Masks Should Be Mandatory

By THE PULSE NEWS MEXICO STAFF If at least 90 percent of Mexicans wore face masks in public places, the number of covid-19 cases would drop by as much as 60 percent, according to the head of the National Autonomous University of Mexico’s (UNAM) Molecular Genetic Laboratories. “The use of face coverings should be mandatory,” said Laurie Ann Ximénez-Fyvie, a

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