Tag Archives: Mexico

Cheap Tire Innovation Could Boost Zika Control

Cheap Tire Innovation Could Boost Zika Control

  Ottawa, Canada – Researchers said they have found a way to fashion a cheap mosquito trap out of old tires that can collect thousands of eggs that may carry the ...

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Six Pregnant Mexican Women Infected with Zika

Six Pregnant Mexican Women Infected with Zika

  Mexico City, Mexico – Six pregnant women have been infected with Zika in Mexico, the health ministry said Tuesday, amid global fears that the mosquito-borne virus causes a severe birth ...

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World’s First Dengue Fever Vaccine Cleared By Mexico

World’s First Dengue Fever Vaccine Cleared By Mexico

  Mexico City, Mexico – The world’s first dengue vaccine won regulatory approval in Mexico, raising hopes that it could prevent more than 100 deaths there a year and eventually perhaps ...

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Why We Should Junk APEC’s Trade Agreements

Why We Should Junk APEC’s Trade Agreements

  STREET ROUNDS – Last week, the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, or APEC, commenced its 2015 meeting. Established in 1989 as an informal ministerial dialogue group where foreign and trade ...

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Epileptic Girl Challenges Mexico Medical Marijuana Ban

Epileptic Girl Challenges Mexico Medical Marijuana Ban

  Mexico City, Mexico – Just eight years old, Graciela could become Mexico’s first authorized consumer of medical marijuana to alleviate the hundreds of epileptic seizures that strike her small frame ...

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‘Fat’ Population in Developing Countries Triples

‘Fat’ Population in Developing Countries Triples

  Rich nations overtaken If you think obesity is only the scourge of rich nations whose people engage in binge eating, think again. Obesity, like charity, begins at home, a ...

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