Mexico’s neglect of Covid-19 testing mystifies experts as cases surge

Posted by on July 24, 2020 5:45 am
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The country performs just three tests per 100,000 people, with explanations ranging from cost-cutting to a push for herd immunity

Before travelling to Washington to meet Donald Trump earlier this month, the Mexican president took a coronavirus test.

Until then, Andrés Manuel López Obrador had never been tested, arguing that there was no need for it – even though several cabinet members had become infected with Covid-19.

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