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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 TESTS WERE NOT DELIVERED TO THE STATE OF JALISCO – READ THE UPDATE As reported by the coordinator of Strategic...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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A growing number of discharged coronavirus patients in China and elsewhere are testing positive after recovering, sometimes weeks after being allowed to leave the hospital, which could make the epidemic harder to eradicate. On Wednesday, the Osaka prefectural government in Japan said a woman working as a tour-bus guide had tested positive for the coronavirus...
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Mexican authorities said on Friday they have confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Mexico, in what is only the second case in Latin America. A patient with a possible coronavirus infection went through a second test that turned up positive results early on Friday, Deputy Health Minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell Ramirez told reporters. The man...
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By presidential decree, beginning Thursday, February 20, 2020, it will be prohibited to import electronic cigarettes to Mexico, declared as a needed health measure. The presidential decree was published in the Official Gazette of the Federation by which the importation of electronic cigarettes will be prohibited, as part of the actions of the Government of...
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In Mexico, preventive measures against coronavirus have been maintained, and although they have promising news about possible cases since there have been no confirmed cases in Mexico. However, PAHO moved forward with opening a diagnostic lab for coronavirus, a disease that affects thousands of people in China. The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the...
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Mexico’s health ministry said one person carrying the new coronavirus had visited Mexico City, but since left the country, and nobody identified as having been in contact with them has so far shown symptoms. In a statement issued late on Saturday, the authority said it had activated health protocols and informed guests at a hotel...
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After the possible arrival of Coronavirus to Mexico and the state of Jalisco, the municipality of Puerto Vallarta has installed a sanitary fence both at the international airport and at the port terminal. Dr. Jaime Álvarez Zayas, director of the VIII Health Region of the Jalisco Ministry of Health, explained that these measures have been...
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Although the possible case of coronavirus detected in Tamaulipas was negative for the new strain that emerged in China, the Ministry of Health (Ssa) reported that three other suspected cases are analyzed in Tepatitlán, Jalisco. In the first daily report on the evolution of this virus, the agency explained that the three suspected cases correspond...
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