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Mexico's 'New Normal'

Rodrigo Montes de Oca

Mexico's 'New Normal'.

President López Obrador was skeptical of the coronavirus threat and ignored the recommendations of his own health experts. He downplayed the crisis and relied on his intuition instead of science, with disastrous results. He will be even more distracted in the coming months as he campaigns for re-election. Read more in the Baker Institute Blog