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    Reynosa man who flew to China possible victim of coronavirus
    The university professor flew to Wuhan in December
    Published on Wednesday, January 22, 2020

    A professor at the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN) campus in Reynosa, Tamaulipas, may be the first case of the coronavirus in Mexico, according to state Health Secretary Gloria Molina.

    After a recent trip to China, the 57-year-old molecular biologist was hospitalized after showing symptoms of a cough and runny nose.

    “This doctor went to China on December 25 and was in the city of Wuhan, where the outbreak occurred, and returned to Mexico on January 10. He spent a day at the National Polytechnic Institute in Mexico City and later traveled to Reynosa,” Molina said.

    The patient is of Asian descent and is a researcher of viral and bacterial pathogenesis at the IPN genomic biotechnology laboratory in Reynosa.

    He does not show signs of a fever and diagnostics are being run to detect the presence of a respiratory virus.

    Health authorities said the scientist had a cough on January 13 and a runny nose on January 16, but has not had any chest pain or a sore throat...

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    He tested negative:


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      New suspected cases of coronavirus in Mexico; one person is hospitalized

      By Yucatan Times on February 12, 2020


      MEXICO CITY (Agencies) – The Ministry of Health announced Tuesday night three possible cases of carriers of the new strain of coronavirus in Mexico City, Nuevo Leon and Jalisco. One case required hospitalization, the agency said.

      “Currently there are three suspected cases under investigation, located in the CDMX, Nuevo Leon and Jalisco; all are men, one case required hospitalization and is stable, the other two were ambulatory with mild symptoms,” the agency said in a statement.

      The agency clarified that no positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Mexico
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        They apply in Oaxaca epidemiological plan for a suspected case of coronavirus Home
        / National 10:08 February 14, 2020
        February 14, 2020.- The Health Services of Oaxaca (SSO), in coordination with the Federal Ministry of Health (Ssa), activated the surveillance and epidemiological shielding protocol in a preventive manner due to a suspected case of Covid-19 (coronavirus) in the entity, which is under analysis and whose laboratory results will be announced in 48 hours. In a statement, SSO explained that, according to the National Epidemiological Surveillance System (Sinave), it received the notice from the hospital services of the Ministry of National Defense (Sedena) about a patient with acute respiratory symptoms, with a history of Have traveled to China..