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As part of the COVID-19 Plan, the Government of Jalisco indicated that, once the rapid tests (Xpert and Antigen Antibodies) arrive, they will apply 600 tests daily in Jalisco, for at least one month. THE...






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How do we protect ourselves at home during coronavirus, and what if someone has been exposed? 4 questions answered

Editor’s note: As coronavirus spreads through the country, states have closed schools and nonessential businesses and prohibited group gatherings. This leaves most of us at home, but many of us live in close quarters with other people. We asked public health experts from the UNLV School of Public Health how people can protect themselves from...

Regional Hospital of Puerto Vallarta establishes clinic for COVID-19 cases

The Regional Hospital of Puerto Vallarta has an area enabled for the exclusive care of patients with symptoms or contagion of Covid-19, which is independently accessible to the rest of the hospital, according to Director, Armando Pérez Oliva. The area was expressly enabled for patients to be isolated and has 5 beds with the same...

Nice to meet you, now back off! How to socially distance without seeming rude

Depending on your culture, you are probably used to greeting someone with a handshake, hug or nose bump. Well, not any more. As introverts everywhere silently (of course) celebrate the need for social distance, the rest of us are struggling to navigate how to project our feelings without touch. How much we touch someone when...

Medical infrastructure in Jalisco prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic

The Government of Jalisco announces an investment in the contingency fund of $233 million pesos to address the COVID-19 pandemic. With this resource, the purchase and installation of highly specialized technical equipment were carried out to attend to patients requiring hospitalization and isolation due to coronavirus, and safety suits for health personnel. In the General...

Mexican coronavirus tally rises to 118

The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Mexico rose on Wednesday to 118 from 93 a day earlier, the Mexican health ministry said. There are currently 315 suspected cases currently waiting test confirmations. “Of the cases, 59 percent have been male and 9 percent have required hospitalization, not necessarily because of presenting a serious illness,”...

Coronavirus rises to 26 in Mexico

On Friday, March 13, the general director of Epidemiology, José Luis Alomía, accompanied by the undersecretary of Prevention and Promotion of Health, Hugo López-Gatell and Gustavo Reyes Terán, head of the CCINSHAE reported that there are already 26 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Mexico and, he added, there are 105 more suspected cases being tested....

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