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The University of Guadalajara detected 10 more cases of the E484K mutation in positive tests for COVID-19 carried out in the laboratories of the university. Cases of the mutation detected in the Brazilian variant of the virus will be sent to the Institute for Diagnosis and Epidemiological Reference (InDRE) for confirmation. On February 15, they...
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Practices such as cutting a pet’s ears or tail docking for aesthetic reasons could soon be illegal in Jalisco and punished with fines. Deputies of the Environment Commission endorsed reforms to the Law for the Protection and Care of Animals to extend the prohibition of acts or procedures that cause injury, suffering, or alter the...
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The Institute for Epidemiological Diagnosis and Reference (InDRE) confirmed Tuesday the presence in Mexico of the E484K mutation, the South African and Brazilian variant of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. In a statement, José Francisco Muñoz Valle, rector of the University Center for Health Sciences (CUCS) and general coordinator of the Health Situation Room for COVID-19 at...
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Jalisco has dropped to the yellow traffic light level for COVID-19, after being orange in the national epidemiological traffic light, the Governor reported today. “For the first time, the evaluation made by the Federal Government, has moved Jalisco to a yellow traffic light,” said the governor during an event to deliver basifications to health sector...
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This Wednesday the governor of Jalisco reported that more doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine arrived in Jalisco and will be applied to health sector personnel. According to the governor, there were 27,300 vaccines delivered to the State; the doses were received by the Secretary of Health, Fernando Petersen, as well as by liaison personnel of...
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Under the new COVID Jalisco 2021 Plan, event halls, bars, nightclubs, and most other businesses are cleared to reopen, “everything will be available, the principle is that we want our economy to reactivate but with the necessary protocols and care.” This was announced this afternoon by the Governor of the State while announcing the axis...
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Prosecutors in the western Mexico state of Jalisco say that police have found 18 plastic bags full of hacked-up body parts on the outskirts of the city of Guadalajara. Police found one human limb near a highway overpass, which led them to the heap of taped-up bags in a gully nearby, the agency said late...
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The Government of Jalisco reported that the measures implemented to contain COVID-19 infections in the third “emergency button” shutdown, that began last January 15, helped reduce infections, hospitalizations and deaths from the coronavirus. “These measures allowed us to get out of this situation of maximum risk as quickly as possible. I want to show you...
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More than 24,000 doctors and health workers who in Jalisco make up the first line of battle against COVID-19 are waiting for the second dose of the vaccine that began to be supplied on January 13. This week marks 21 days for the second inoculation of the Pfizer drug, but so far no authority has...
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In his message about the extension of the emergency button until February 12, the governor of Jalisco announced that a study coordinated by the University of Guadalajara locating four cases of the “E484K” variant of COVID-19, known as the South African variant or Brazilian. The studies carried out are in the preliminary phase and the...
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The Government of Jalisco decided to extend the emergency button until February 12, due to the fact that the number of infections and deaths from COVID-19 coronavirus in the State continues at a high rate. With this, the emergency button that was activated on January 16, and that would end on January 31, will be...
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The University of Guadalajara ( UdeG ) estimates that due to the increase in COVID-19 infections in Jalisco, the restriction measures could be extended for a longer time. The University rector, Ricardo Villanueva, estimated that a third emergency button could be applied because “we are in a very critical stage. “ “I believe that we...
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For the third time in less than a week, Jalisco broke its own record of confirmed COVID-19 cases. This Monday it reported 1,847 new infections, the highest number since the beginning of the pandemic last March, according to figures released by the Jalisco Health Secretariat. Just on Saturday, it had registered its last maximum, with...
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The hospitals, funeral homes, and crematorium services of Jalisco are overwhelmed by the wave of infections and deaths in the last four weeks, which contrasts with the successful containment that the State had had in 2020. Since the beginning of 2021, Jalisco residents have seen the daily records of new infections, hospitalizations, and deaths due...
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As of January 18, the risk level of the coronavirus pandemic in Mexico returns to the maximum level of risk in 10 entities, including Jalisco. “If the epidemic is growing, the number of states that increase their risk will also grow,” said Dr. Ricardo Cortés, undersecretary for health promotion of the federal government, announcing the...
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