Mexico could become the new Italy of coronavirus — or worse

Vox | Mar 26, 2020 at 5:00 PM
  • As Mexico fast approaches what’s highly likely to be a large coronavirus outbreak, the country’s leadership — mainly its president — mostly insists that everything is fine.
  • In a major effort to cut government spending, AMLO has reduced funds for the country’s hospitals and medical centers by millions.
  • He started cutting salaries of public sector workers — a major campaign promise — so there would be more money in the federal budget for private citizens.