Archive -- MEXICO -- MAY 2009
SLIDE SHOW MAY 11, 2009
Public opinion polling after Mexico City reopened businesses and schools found that 25 percent of people in Mexico think the "swine flu," or H1N1 influenza virus, was a myth. The Online NewsHour spoke to people on the streets of Mexico City about their opinions.
UPDATE MAY 9, 2009Senior correspondent Ray Suarez was in Mexico City all week, reporting on the H1N1 flu. In this reporter's notebook that he filed during his flight home, he reports on the next steps for Mexico's government, people and medical community.
VIDEO MAY 8, 2009
Ray Suarez traveled to Mexico City in early May to report on efforts to contain the H1N1 influenza virus.
REPORT MAY 7, 2009
Ray Suarez wraps up his week of reporting on the outbreak of H1N1 influenza in Mexico City as some businesses and public institutions begin to reopen and health officials determine how to handle the flu in the weeks ahead.
VIDEO MAY 6, 2009
Mexico City's businesses and government centers are working to return to normal after the recent shutdown over the spread of the H1N1 flu virus. Ray Suarez reports from Mexico City on the latest developments.
SLIDE SHOW MAY 6, 2009
Mexican companies that cater to international tourists worry that long after the flu scare is over, they will still be without customers.
REPORT MAY 5, 2009
As word emerged Tuesday that the first American has died of the H1N1 flu in Texas, the virus appeared to be waning in Mexico. After an update from the Washington Post's Ceci Connolly, Ray Suarez reports from Mexico City.
UPDATE MAY 5, 2009
Senior correspondent Ray Suarez is in Mexico City to report on the H1N1 flu virus outbreak. In this reporter's notebook that he filed Monday, he reports on the huge city coming back to life after a days-long shutdown aimed at containing the outbreak.
UPDATE MAY 5, 2009
The serious outcomes of some of the earliest H1N1 flu cases in Mexico renewed attention on a national culture of avoiding doctor visits, and self-medicating at the pharmacy instead.
REPORT MAY 4, 2009
Public health officials are expressing cautious optimism that the number of H1N1 flu cases may be leveling off. Ray Suarez reports from Mexico City on the center of the outbreak.
VIDEO MAY 3, 2009
Mexico's Health Secretary Jose Angel Cordova said Sunday the H1N1 flu outbreak in his country "is now in its declining phase," even as the U.S. and other countries reported new cases. The NewsHour has sent a reporting team to Mexico City to explore the story.
SLIDE SHOW MAY 3, 2009
Much of Mexico City shut down in an effort to contain the swine flu outbreak that has sickened hundreds and stirred global health concerns. In this slide show, hear what residents of Mexico City have to say about the H1N1 flu health scare.
REPORT MAY 2, 2009
Ray Suarez is in Mexico City to report on the H1N1 flu virus outbreak. In this reporter's notebook, he writes about his state of mind en route to the city.
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