Jalisco will apply 600 COVID-19 rapid tests every day

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 TESTS WERE NOT DELIVERED TO THE STATE OF JALISCO – READ THE UPDATE As reported by the coordinator of Strategic...
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Huichol Craftwork: The finest and most beautiful in Mexico

Beautiful pieces with bead or yarn appliqués, designs that are repeated in bracelets or necklaces, paintings, sculptures, shoes or even cars (who can forget the famous “Vochol”), all give life to the unparalleled craftwork of the Huichol, which this year has been selected to be one of the 2020 Best of the Best. México Desconocido...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Stuck at home due to COVID-19? Vallarta Institute of Culture offers free online workshops

Local artists, cultural managers and creators will offer various activities and free online workshops through the project “My home, our culture”, from the Vallarta Institute of Culture (IVC), as an incentive to promote active and recreational permanence at home in the face of the current health contingency. Starting on Wednesday, March 25, the general public...
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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...
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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,”...
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The Palm Cabaret, Incanto, and Act II announce closures in Puerto Vallarta

The following entertainment venus in Puerto Vallarta announce closures in their part to minimize the spread of coronavirus and concern for public health. It should be noted that Puerto Vallarta has not reported any cases on coronavirus, however, businesses are being proactive to protect our community. The Palm Cabaret Calls It a Season Due to...
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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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Toloache: Mexico’s ancient love potion or Kiss of Death?

Is toloache a powerful plant to make your crush fall in love with you, or a powerful hallucinogenic drug and highly harmful to neurons? The functions of this ancient Mexican herb depend on the consumer and what they are looking for. For those who seek love, according to popular belief, a few drops of toloache...
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Mexico’s answer to the coronavirus: Don’t test

The Mexican Health Ministry has confirmed that less than 300 people have been tested for the coronavirus since February 8, when the first case was announced. As of today, Mexico has only confirmed 8 cases of the pandemic. “I’m worried about the lack of diagnostic testing,” said Francisco Moreno, infectious disease specialist and head of...
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