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Why Mexico is Unprepared for an outbreak

Rodrigo Montes de Oca

Why Mexico is Unprepared for an outbreak.

Even before the pandemic, Mexico’s health care system was in crisis, with shortages of medical supplies, drugs, and personnel. A president that is downplaying the outbreak, brandishing amulets to “protect” him from the virus, isn’t helping matters. Baker Institute blog: