Coronavirus pandemic may end socially before it ends medically

According to historians, pandemics have two types of end: the medical, which occurs when incidence and death rates plummet, and the social, when the epidemic of fear of disease decreases. “When people ask ‘When will this be over?’ they ask about the social distancing,” says Jeremy Greene, medical historian at Johns Hopkins. In other words,...
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Mexican nurse who touched the heart of the nation tests positive for COVID-19

A Mexican nursing supervisor who touched the hearts of the nation when she made a tearful appeal for respect for health care professionals said Tuesday she has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Fabiana Zepeda is the head of nursing for the Mexican Social Security Institute. The institute republished a Tweet from her account, saying...
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Mexico will increase beef exports to U.S. as American processing plants suffer

More Mexican steaks and other beef cuts are headed north of the border after the coronavirus outbreak has hobbled U.S. meat processing plants, potentially offsetting fears of shortages affecting businesses from fast-food chains to grocery stores but angering American ranchers. The Mexican industry chalks up the export growth to new safety measures adopted by plants,...
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Coronavirus in Mexico made worse by trio of health risk factors

The spread of the new coronavirus is taking a deadly toll on Mexico due to the widespread presence of a trio of pre-existing medical conditions that put Mexicans at higher risk. To date, seven in 10 deaths attributed to the highly contagious respiratory disease caused by the virus have been linked to patients diagnosed with...
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Swedish top epidemiologist: “The coronavirus spreads like a fire and no matter what you do, everyone will get it”

In recent weeks, perhaps as never before, journalists, specialists and politicians from around the world have stopped to analyze and debate what is already called “the Swedish case”. The Nordic country has taken a series of measures in the face of the pandemic caused by COVID-19 quite different from those of the rest of the...
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8th “Save the Sea Turtle” Drawing Contest in the Riviera Nayarit

Grupo Ecologistas de Nayarit and Campamento Tortuguero El Naranjo, located in the municipality of Compostela in the Riviera Nayarit, have issued a call for the National “Let’s Save the Sea Turtle” Drawing Contest, now in its eighth edition. The contest is directed towards elementary school children (from 1st through 6th grade). According to Ricardo Villaseñor,...
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The most impressive photos of the world without people due to the pandemic (Gallery)

The Christ the Redeemer statue stands over Guanabara Bay at dusk amid the coronavirus outbreak in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, April 27, 2020. (AP Photo / Leo Correa)The empty lanes of Highway 110 Arroyo Seco leading to downtown Los Angeles, California, Sunday, April 26, 2020 (AP Photo / Mark J. Terrill)A bird flies over...
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Former Health Secretaries in Mexico doubt COVID-19 numbers being reported

Former incumbents of the Federal Secretariat of Health in Mexico affirmed that the data that the current federal administration gives regarding the health emergency due to COVID-19 “are not credible” and do not inform the reality that the health sector faces with respect to cases of contagion. In the virtual forum “The moment of the...
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Kim Kuzma Presents ‘Music Has No Borders’ Online Sunday, May 10th

Watch Vallarta’s ‘Diva of Song,’ Kim Kuzma, and her PV band, on Facebook & Instagram as they bring Mexico and Canada to the comfort of your home for the FIRST TIME ever online! Kim and the band have made a name for themselves here in Puerto Vallarta, with Eduardo Leon on guitar, Guicho Dominguez/ Luis...
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Graffiti dedicated to the coronavirus pandemic is already hitting the streets of the world

Belgian graffiti artist CAZ refreshes a work he did in support of the medical staff amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Wetteren, Belgium April 30, 2020. REUTERS/Yves HermanA man wearing a face mask walks past a mural by street artist Maupal, created to pay homage to late Gene Deitch, the author of “Tom and...
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Riviera Nayarit featured in Discovery Channel’s Uncharted Waters

The Riviera Nayarit will be the featured destination in the newest season of the popular sport fishing program, Uncharted Waters with Peter Miller that premieres this Saturday, May 2 on the Discovery Channel. Peter Miller, host of the show and three-time world sailfish champion, will transport viewers to the destination’s amazing deep waters on an...
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New COVID-19 laboratory in Puerto Vallarta testing less than 10 people daily

Within 3 days of its opening, the Covid Laboratory, installed at the University Center of the Coast in Puerto Vallarta, has only processed 25 coronavirus tests. According to the report of Dr. Jesús Aarón Curiel Beltrán, PhD in Pharmacology, Head of the Department of Medical Sciences of CUCosta and Coordinator of the Covid Laboratory in...
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