A governor in Mexico says state-run hospitals apparently gave children water instead of chemotherapy treatments.
Gov. Miguel Angel Yunes Linares made the accusation while describing accusations of malfeasance and corruption under his predecessor, fugitive ex-Gov. Javier Duarte.
Yunes Linares told a news conference Monday that investigators had uncovered evidence of the medical fraud.
In his words, "We have tests on a medication given to children, a pediatric chemotherapy that wasn't really a medication, it was an inert substance, practically distilled water."
Yunes Linares said that "tests are being completed and at the right moment, complaints will be . . .