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January 4, 2021
Mexico approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for emergency use Monday, hoping to spur a halting vaccination effort that has only given about 44,000 shots since the third week of December, about 82% of the doses the country has received. The Pfizer vaccine had been the only one approved for use in Mexico, until Mexican regulators...
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The Regional Hospital of Puerto Vallarta of the Ministry of Health is at 100 percent occupation of general beds. Within the last few days, the number of patients have doubled, being only 49 percent occupied on Thursday. Beds with ventilators available reached 60 percent occupancy, and the General Hospital of Zone 42 of the IMSS...
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Mexico’s government is ready to offer political asylum to Julian Assange and supports the decision of a British judge to deny extradition of the WikiLeaks founder to the United States, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday. “I’m going to ask the Foreign Minister … to ask the government of the United Kingdom about...
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Most travelers, when asked, will say that if they fall ill, or sustain a serious injury in a foreign country, they would prefer to be treated in a hospital they know and trust at home. Yet many people, when faced with an accident or illness while traveling, find themselves stuck in a hospital far away...
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