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Mexico reports 5,711 new COVID-19 infections, 195 more deaths

FILE PHOTO: People wearing face masks cross a street as Mexico City’s authorities announce a full reopening of the city come Monday, the first time since the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, Mexico June 4, 2021. REUTERS/Edgard GarridoMEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico’s health ministry on Tuesday reported 5,711 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the country […]

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Mexico hit by deadliest week of pandemic yet

Mexico reeled Thursday from its worst week of the pandemic yet, with deaths averaging nearly 1,000 a day and a health system that was close to reaching a breaking point. The Latin American country has seen a spike in infections and fatalities following the Christmas and New Year holidays when families traditionally gather. Queues for […]

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Mexico plans to buy Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine if approved

Mexico plans to buy millions of doses of Russia’s controversial Sputnik V coronavirus vaccine if it is approved by Mexican health regulators, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Tuesday. Mexico, which has the world’s fourth highest official COVID-19 death toll, has the possibility to acquire 24 million doses of the vaccine, enough for 12 million […]

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US, Canada, Mexico COVID-19 travel ban extended

The US Department of Homeland Security said Friday that a COVID-19 ban on non-essential travel through border crossings with Canada and Mexico was being extended until September 21. The reciprocal travel ban aimed at slowing the spread of coronavirus was first imposed in March and has been extended several times since then. “We continue to […]

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Mexico City prepares for reopening amid pandemic

Mexico City on Friday announced a plan for reopening that would begin next week by dropping driving restrictions and allowing manufacturing and neighborhood businesses to reopen if they meet health standards. Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said that street markets, malls, restaurants and churches could follow a week later, but at reduced capacity. The plan follows Sheinbaum’s […]

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New Mexico woman dies from virus linked to rodent droppings

Fox News Flash top headlines for June 26 Fox News Flash top headlines for June 26 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A New Mexico woman’s death marked the first hantavirus-related fatality in the state this year, health officials said, who are urging residents to be vigilant when opening up sheds, cabins and other buildings. It […]